What Does Not Work? Expert Consensus on Discredited Treatments in the Addictions

@article{Norcross2010WhatDN,
  title={What Does Not Work? Expert Consensus on Discredited Treatments in the Addictions},
  author={J. Norcross and G. Koocher and Natalie C. Fala and H. Wexler},
  journal={Journal of Addiction Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={174-180}
}
Evidence-based practice promotes those research-supported treatments that have proven effective, but it rarely identifies discredited treatments that are to be avoided. We sought to establish a professional consensus on discredited addiction treatments using Delphi methodology. A panel of 75 experts participated in a 2-stage study, reporting familiarity with 65 treatments and rating these on a continuum from “not at all discredited” to “certainly discredited.” We report their composite opinions… Expand
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