Economic evaluation of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence: do within-family external effects make a difference?

@article{Mortimer2006EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence: do within-family external effects make a difference?},
  author={Duncan S Mortimer and Leonie Segal},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={92-8}
}
AIMS To propose methods for the inclusion of within-family external effects in clinical and economic evaluations. To demonstrate the extent of bias due to the exclusion of within-family external effects when measuring the relative performance of interventions for problem drinking and alcohol dependence. METHODS The timing and magnitude of treatment effects are modified to accommodate the external health-related quality of life impact of having a problem or dependent drinker in the family home… CONTINUE READING

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