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Table 1 Summary of Matrix Treatment Sessions

From: The therapeutic effects of methylphenidate and matrix-methylphenidate on addiction severity, craving, relapse and mental health in the methamphetamine use disorder

Sessions Content of sessions
1 session Why do we stop taking drugs (scale of change), task assignment
2 session Triggers (stimulating factors), task assignment
3 session External triggers, task assignment
4 session Internal triggers, task assignment
5 session Recovery phase, task assignment
6 session Family distrust, task assignment
7 session Energy reduction, task assignment
8 session Incorrect use of medication, task assignment
9 session Temptation, how to grow up and behave, task assignment
10 session Thoughts and feelings shaping behavioral use, task assignment
11 session Boredom and depression, task assignment
12 session Relapse prevention, task assignment
13 session Work and recovery, task assignment
14 session Shame and guilt, task assignment
15 session Staying busy, task assignment
16–18 session Motivation for recovery, task assignment
19 session Truthfulness, task assignment
20 session Complete innocence, task assignment
21 session Addictive sexual relations
22 session Review of the last session and answering questions