Harvard Mental Health Letter

References for “Contingency management,” February 2006

Bigelow GE."Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Contingency Management Treatments for Drug Abuse," in Higgins ST, et al, eds. Motivating Behavioral Change among Illicit-Drug Abusers. Academic Press, 1999.

Epstein DH, et al. "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Plus Contingency Management for Cocaine Use: Findings during Treatment and across 12-Month Follow-Up," Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (March 2003): Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 73-82.

Higgins ST, et al. "Clinical Implications of Reinforcement As a Determinant of Substance Use Disorders," Annual Review of Psychology (2004): Vol. 55, pp. 431-61.

To continue reading this article, you must login.
  • Research health conditions
  • Check your symptoms
  • Prepare for a doctor's visit or test
  • Find the best treatments and procedures for you
  • Explore options for better nutrition and exercise
Learn more about the many benefits and features of joining Harvard Health Online »