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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Gressler LE, Natafgi NM, DeForge BR
What motivates people with substance use disorders to pursue treatment? A patient-centered approach to understanding patient experiences and patient-provider interactions.
The purpose of this study was to identify and define potential positive and negative factors in patient experiences and patient-provider interactions that are associated with the pursuit and maintenance of treatment by those suffering from substance use disorders (SUD). The investigators conducted two focus groups with patients in treatment for SUD and four in-depth interviews with healthcare providers involved in the treatment of patients with SUD.
Citation: Gressler LE, Natafgi NM, DeForge BR . What motivates people with substance use disorders to pursue treatment? A patient-centered approach to understanding patient experiences and patient-provider interactions. J Subst Use 2019;24(6):587-99. doi: 10.1080/14659891.2019.1620891..
Keywords: Clinician-Patient Communication, Decision Making, Healthcare Utilization, Patient-Centered Healthcare, Patient Experience, Patient and Family Engagement, Substance Abuse
Cornelius T, Earnshaw VA, Menino D
Treatment motivation among caregivers and adolescents with substance use disorders.
The researchers used self-determination theory to examine intersecting motivational narratives among caregivers and adolescents in substance use disorder treatment. Relationships between motivation, interpretation of caregiver pressures, adolescent autonomy, and relatedness were also explored. Their results suggest the importance of intrinsically motivated treatment, and highlight autonomy support and relatedness as mechanisms that might facilitate treatment engagement.
Citation: Cornelius T, Earnshaw VA, Menino D . Treatment motivation among caregivers and adolescents with substance use disorders. J Subst Abuse Treat 2017 Apr;75:10-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2017.01.003.
Keywords: Caregiving, Children/Adolescents, Patient Adherence/Compliance, Patient and Family Engagement, Substance Abuse