Authors Harald K.-H. Klingemann (PI) , Daniela Schibli , Wolfgang Huber (PI) , Marius Gerber ,

Former collaborator(s): Hans-Kaspar Von Matt , Chantal König
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Abstract Research into therapeutic interventions and the efficacy of treatment services considers only "clock time" - that is, "time" as a technical, "objective" consideration. This is the first study to apply the concept of "social time" to the inpatient treatment of addiction in alcohol and drug clinics in Switzerland. It is based on an extensive pilot study which has shown that treatment optimism and other variables are relevant to treatment and correlated with general concepts of time (e.g. "futur... >>