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‘Dangerous Data’ Part 6: Evidence Accumulates and Expert Opinion Converges about Controlled Drinking as a Treatment Goal. An Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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‘DANGEROUS DATA’ PART 6: EVIDENCE ACCUMULATES AND EXPERT OPINION CONVERGES

The heat dies down as it becomes clearer that both controlled drinking and abstinence have their place among the gaols for alcohol treatment patients, and evidence emerges about what types of patients do best with either objective.

‘Dangerous Data’ Part 5: Inquiries Reject Fraud Allegations. An Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic

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‘DANGEROUS DATA’ PART 5: INQUIRIES REJECT FRAUD ALLEGATIONS

Establishing fraud seemed the only way to fatally undermine the Sobells’ findings vindicating controlled drinking as a treatment goal, but inquiry after inquiry cleared the couple. Mary Pendery’s part in the campaign to discredit the findings ended with murder by a drunken former patient.

First Alcohol Treatment Institutions in Today's Czech Republic and Slovak Republic

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Šejvl, J., Gavurová, B., Barták, M., Mašlániová, M., & Miovský, M. (2019). First alcohol treatment institutions in today's Czech Republic and Slovak Republic. Central European Journal of Public Health, 27(Supplement), S55-S65.

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Objective:

Drawing on qualitative analysis of selected historical documents, the paper seeks to provide a definition of the general characteristics of the first institutional alcohol treatment facilities in today's Czech Republic and Slovakia, taking into account the historical context of the first half of the 20th century.