Cover: Clinical Trials and Effectiveness Research

Clinical Trials and Effectiveness Research

Published in: American Journal of Psychiatry, v. 157, no. 1, Letters to the Editor, Jan. 2000, p. 152-153

Posted on rand.org 2000

by Kenneth B. Wells

Letter to the Editor commenting on considerations to keep in mind in interpreting both efficacy and effectiveness studies for both clinical and policy decision making.

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