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DOCUMENT 2007 HTM file
Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions

After examining the evidence for psychosocial therapies for problem drug use, the UK’s official health advisers recommend behavioural couples therapy and contingency management, argue against cognitive-behavioural therapies, and pose residential rehabilitation as a last resort – in some respects surprising and controversial recommendations.

DOCUMENT 2017 HTM file
Drug misuse and dependence: UK guidelines on clinical management

Last published in 2007, there is no more important document for UK clinicians involved in treating problem drug use than the so-called ‘Orange guidelines’. This major update offers detailed guidance on the range of problems, settings and patients clinicians encounter, substantially informing judgements of what constitutes good medical practice.

REVIEW 2011 HTM file
Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis, assessment and management of harmful drinking and alcohol dependence

This impressive assessment of what evaluation research means for alcohol dependence treatment in Britain is distinguished by reviews of the latest literature on the sub-topics it covers; in some cases these starkly reveal the inadequacies of the evidence base.

REVIEW 2010 HTM file
Research Review: The effectiveness of multidimensional family therapy in treating adolescents with multiple behavior problems – a meta-analysis

Review finds multidimensional family therapy more effective than group therapies and other psychosocial therapies, particularly among adolescents with severe substance use and other behavioural problems.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Matrix cell E3: Treatment systems; Medical treatment

Seminal and key studies on local, regional and national systems for effectively and cost-effectively providing medical interventions and treatment in medical settings. One of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix.

MATRIX CELL 2016 HTM file
Alcohol Matrix cell D3: Organisational functioning; Medical treatment

Selected studies and reviews on how treatment organisations affect the implementation and effectiveness of medical interventions and treatment in medical settings. One of 25 cells in the alcohol matrix.

DOCUMENT 2016 HTM file
Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services

NICE guidance on health and social care for substance users with severe mental illness says that rather than creating specialist ‘dual diagnosis’ services, health and social care (including substance misuse) services should adapt to this caseload, and their care should be led by the mental health service.

MATRIX CELL 2016 HTM file
Drug Matrix cell A3: Interventions; Medical treatment

The most important seminal and key studies shedding light on the effectiveness of medical interventions and treatment in medical settings. One of 25 cells in the drug matrix. Also highlights the most useful reviews and practice guidelines and offers a customised one-click search for more on the Effectiveness Bank database.

MATRIX CELL 2016 HTM file
Alcohol Matrix cell C3: Management/supervision; Medical treatment

Seminal and key studies on the impact of management in medical interventions and treatment in medical settings. One of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix. Asks how we can identify effective clinicians and effective medications, and highlights the remarkable transformation brought about in the 1950s at a Massachusetts clinic.

MATRIX CELL 2016 HTM file
Alcohol Matrix cell B3: Practitioners; Medical treatment

The most important seminal and key studies and reviews shedding light on the impact of the practitioner in medical interventions and treatment for alcohol problems in medical settings.


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