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A randomized clinical trial of family therapy in juvenile drug court.



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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title A randomized clinical trial of family therapy in juvenile drug court.
Author Dakof GA., Henderson CE., Rowe CL., Boustani M., Greenbaum PE., Wang W., Hawes S., Linares C., Liddle HA.
Country Department of Public Health Sciences.
Year 2015
Numbers Pubmed ID: 25621927

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Extraction Form: Evidence Map
Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 Fam
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2 CBT_MI Adolescent group therapy (AGT)
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Should this citation be included? Yes
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Does this paper originate from a primary study of interest? No
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Ages eligible (in years) 13
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Total sample size (in all arms) 112
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Age distribution of enrolled population (in years) 16.04
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NR
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Substance used Alcohol
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Cannabis
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Other ... "Other substance use"
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Interventions studied? Behavioral
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Outcome? Legal
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Age variation of enrolled population (in years) 1.12
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Study type RCT
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Is any arm a brief intervention (or single session)? No
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Income level of country(ies) of origin Upper income
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
Outcome: nos use days      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure Fam CBT_MI


0 months

Mean 61.87 66.82
SD 43.27 41.82
N Analyzed 55 57


6 months

Mean 14.89 23.16
SD 31.62 41.87
N Analyzed 55 57


12 months

Mean 31.61 25.76
SD 47.45 40
N Analyzed 55 57


18 months

Mean 32.45 30.5
SD 36.91 34.8
N Analyzed 55 57


24 months

Mean 36.02 38.09
SD 45.46 39.98
N Analyzed 55 57
Outcome: Illegal behavior      Population: All Participants
Time Point Measure Fam CBT_MI


0 months

Mean 1.87 2.11
SD 0.94 1.18
N Analyzed 55 57


6 months

Mean 0.47 0.32
SD 0.77 0.69
N Analyzed 55 57


24 months

Mean 0.95 1.19
SD 1.24 1.54
N Analyzed 55 57


Quality Dimensions
Dimension Value Notes Comments
Intention-to-treat-analysis: Bias due to incomplete reporting and analysis according to group allocation Yes
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Group similarity at baseline (selection bias): Selection bias due to dissimilarity at baseline for the most important prognostic indicators Yes
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Co-interventions (performance bias): Performance bias because co-interventions were different across groups Yes
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Compliance (performance bias): Performance bias due to inappropriate compliance with interventions across groups No Maybe I'm over interpreting the highlighted sentence on page 7 (they don't provide absolute data).
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Timing of outcome assessments (detection bias): Detection bias because important outcomes were not measured at the same time across groups Yes
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Additional Bias: Bias due to problems not covered elsewhere in the table. If yes, describe them in the Notes. No
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Random sequence generation (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate generation of a randomized sequence Low
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Allocation concealment (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate concealment of allocations prior to assignment Unclear
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Blinding of participants (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by participants during the study High
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Blinding of personnel/ care providers (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by personnel/care providers during the study. High
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Blinding of outcome assessor (detection bias): Detection bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by outcome assessors. Unclear
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Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias): Attrition bias due to amount, nature or handling of incomplete outcome data High I considered the 24 month time-point.
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Selective Reporting (reporting bias): Reporting bias due to selective outcome reporting
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