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  • Cost-benefit analyses are better than cost-effective analyses in judging economic benefits of substance abuse treatment (Sindelar et al., 2004).

    A methodological analysis of economic studies concludes that cost-benefit analysis is preferable to cost-effectiveness analysis because of the multiple beneficial outcomes associated with treatment for alcohol and drug disorders (Sindelar et al., 2004). Benefit-cost analyses allow the investigators to aggregate benefits across outcome dimensions.



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