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Why is the record so poor?
The first cell of row 5 presented a catalogue of negative evaluations of attempts to treat problem drinking among sentenced offenders in Britain, a record also seen internationally. Much of the row effectively sought answers to the core question, ‘Why is the record so poor?’

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Why is the record so poor?
“Just read your paper [Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C5], and predictably, it has blown my mind! Thanks for getting me thinking – again!”
Renato Masetti, Training Co-ordinator, Health Outreach, North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, England
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