Integrated cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with substance use disorder and comorbid ADHD: two case presentations

Addict Behav. 2015 Jun:45:214-7. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.01.040. Epub 2015 Feb 13.


Two cases of integrated cognitive behavioral therapy (ICBT) for substance use disorder (SUD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are presented illustrating that ICBT is a promising new treatment option.

Keywords: ADHD; Cognitive behavioral therapy; Integrated treatment; Substance use disorder.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Alcoholism / psychology
  • Alcoholism / therapy*
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / psychology
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / therapy*
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy / methods*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Marijuana Abuse / psychology
  • Marijuana Abuse / therapy*
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Quality of Life
  • Substance-Related Disorders / psychology
  • Substance-Related Disorders / therapy
  • Treatment Outcome