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Table 2 Descriptions of comparator interventions

From: The cost-effectiveness of family/family-based therapy for treatment of externalizing disorders, substance use disorders and delinquency: a systematic review

FSN Cognitive behavioral sessions and motivation treatment in combination with a family component.
MET/CBT5 Motivational component and a cognitive behavioral component, to enhance motivation to change drug abuse and to grow the skills to maintain and regulate abstinence
MET/CBT12 MET/CBT5+ 7 sessions of CBT are added to the therapy.
FC Family court treatment with community services/Appearance court 2 times a year/ outpatient alcohol and drug abuse service from the local center of the state’s substance abuse commission
DC Drug court treatment with community services/Appearance court 1 time a week/ outpatient alcohol and drug abuse service from the local center of the state’s substance abuse commission and monitoring drug abuse
CM Frequent in home screens for drug use, voucher system contingent on clean screens, and drug refusal training.
ACRA Identifying reinforces that are incompatible with the drug use and to strengthen those
CAU Sheidow et al. [23]: admission to a psychiatric unit and aftercare
Schoenwald et al. [32]: outpatient substance abuse services
Olsson et al. [26]: Not described
Cary at al. [28]: Youth Offending Team (YOT)
Dopp et al. [30]; Individual Therapy (IT)
Borduin et al. [31]: Cognitive behavioral group therapy and individual services (from local juvenile court)
  1. FSN family support network, MET/CBT5 motivational enhancement treatment/cognitive behavior therapy, 5 sessions, MET/CBT12 motivational enhancement treatment/cognitive behavior therapy, 12 sessions; ACRA adolescent community reinforcement approach, FC family court with community services, DC drug court with community services, CM contingency management programs, CAU care as usual