‘Dangerous Data’ Part 6: Evidence Accumulates and Expert Opinion Converges about Controlled Drinking as a Treatment Goal. An Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic
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.
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.
‘Dangerous data’ part 4: Sobells Decisively Crack the Abstinence Consensus. An Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic
The Most Controversial Issue in Alcohol Treatment. Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C2
Drawing on qualitative analysis of selected historical documents, the paper seeks to provide a definition of the general characteristics of the first institutional alcohol treatment facilities in today's Czech Republic and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.