Complementary horse-assisted therapy for substance use disorders: a randomized controlled trial

Francesca Gatti, Espen Walderhaug, Ann Kern-Godal, Jeanette Lysell & Espen Arnevik
Abstract Background Treatment completion is the greatest challenge for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs). A previous investigation showed that complementary horse-assisted therapy (cHAT) was associated with higher retention in treatment and completion than standard treatment alone. This randomized controlled trial further explored the benefits of cHAT for patients with SUDs. Methods Fifty patients in residential SUD treatment at the Department of Addiction Treatment, Oslo University Hospital, were randomly allocated to either cHAT (cHAT...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.