Monday, May 25
So is AA truly an effective method of staying sober? Members would obviously say yes, and this is something known as self-selection bias. AA works for people who join because they were motivated to join. Nobody forces membership – it is entirely voluntary. The effectiveness of AA cannot be measured for those who are not in AA. (more)
The Strongest Abstinence Factor
Incorporating twelve-step programs into treatment may work for more than just alcohol abuse.
A 2014 study published originally in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research and republished by Drug & Alcohol Findings showed that while in treatment, peer encouragement to attend AA was stronger than either doctor recommendation or being given a meeting schedule and literature on the program. (more)
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