Misperception 4: Acute Methods are Effective

In this video, you will learn about a major problem with common recovery programs is that they deliver "acute" methods that often do not produce long-term change.

Enoch Gordis, director of  NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) statement found here.

Research finding that many who obtain long-term abstinence actually do it without acute or common treatment, found here. Recovery in alcohol and drug dependance and recovery without treatment outcomes, also found on the references below.

R. G. Smart, Spontaneous Recovery in Alcoholics: A Review and Analysis of the Available Research, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol 1, 1975-1976, p. 284.

Thomas Prugh, Recovery Without Treatment, Alcohol Health and Research World, Fall 1986, pp. 24, 71 and 72.

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