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Seeking evidence, and applying practices based on evidence to your clinical interventions, can help making decisions that increase the chances of a desired outcome
Kids like to bring up the fact that alcohol kills many times more Americans than marijuana (or heroin, or cocaine). So why are those drugs illegal, their use subject to harsh punishment, when alcohol isn’t?
Wasn’t it Archimedes who promised that given a lever long enough and a place to stand, he would move the world? In using leverage, think of credibility as the place you stand.
I like to say that most of the conflicts are a tempest in a teapot — the problem being that you are in the teapot along with the tempest.
This is the first data-driven study which shows that teacher support is associated with lower levels of early alcohol use.
For these and other common procedures referred to in the study, we might not even know what the doctor prescribes Mom or Dad afterward.
First, they don’t understand why they’re in treatment, or how it could possibly benefit them. Second, they’re ticked off about having been coerced.
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We can’t expect to address alcoholism without encountering defenses, since they exist to protect alcoholic drinking. But we have an advantage.
When we think of denial, we picture someone angrily insisting he doesn’t have a problem. But denial is more subtle than that.
The Norwegian study is part of an ongoing effort to restore the right of researchers to conduct studies involving therapeutic uses of LSD.