It Is Time to Develop Appropriate Tools for Assessing Minimal Clinically Important Differences, Performance Bias and Quality of Evidence in Reviews of Behavioral Interventions

Published in: Addiction, v. 111, no. 9, Commentary, Sep. 2016, p. 1533-1535

Posted on RAND.org on September 14, 2016

by Sean Grant, Eric R. Pedersen, Karen Chan Osilla, Magdalena Kulesza, Elizabeth J. D'Amico

Read More

Access further information on this document at Addiction

This article was published outside of RAND. The full text of the article can be found at the link above.

This commentary argues that the time has come to define minimally important clinical differences in alcohol intervention research that reflect the perspectives and values of various stakeholders in the field.

Research conducted by

This report is part of the RAND Corporation external publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.