benchmark studies :: CBT
These two meta-analyses are important in that they evaluate the effectiveness of some of the most popular interventions across a range of substance use problems...
Dutra L, Stathopoulou G, Basden SL, Leyro TM, Powers MB and Otto MW (2008) A Meta-Analytic Review of Psychosocial Interventions for Substance Use Disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry 165: 179-187
Magill M and Ray LA (2009) Cognitive behavioral treatment with adult alcohol and illicit drug users: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 70(4):516-27