‘Dangerous Data’: Drinking after Dependence Revisited. An Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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Updates an exploration begun two months ago of the history of research on controlled drinking as a treatment goal. Developed along the way, if you read it back in January, try revisiting it now, especially part 6 on contemporary evidence. Now clarifying the respective contributions of abstinence and controlled drinking and who does best with which are a comprehensive new review, fresh analyses from major US trials, and pooling of those results with the largest ever UK treatment trial.

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