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These additions to the Effectiveness Bank all concern the treatment of drug and alcohol problems, contrasting the primacy of psychosocial therapies and the failures of drugs in the treatment of stimulant dependence, with virtually the reverse in the treatment of dependence on opiate-type drugs. Last entry confirms that motivational interviewing, the all-purpose Swiss army knife of therapy, may be more compact than other tools, but no more effective.