Recruitment and retention of adolescent women in drug treatment research.

@article{Palinkas1996RecruitmentAR,
  title={Recruitment and retention of adolescent women in drug treatment research.},
  author={Lawrence A Palinkas and Cathie J. Atkins and Patrick Noel and Caroline H. Miller},
  journal={NIDA research monograph},
  year={1996},
  volume={166},
  pages={87-109}
}
Although randomized clinical trials (RCTs) are universally regarded as the standard for establishing treatment efficacy (Shapiro and Louis 1983), relatively few RCTs have been attempted in the field of outpatient drug abuse treatment. Of those that have been attempted, most have reported subject recruitment and retention to be among the most pervasive… CONTINUE READING