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When conducting an anti-drug intervention, is a control group necessary? What issues shall we concern?

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Coco Fong
28 November 2020
When conducting an anti-drug intervention, is a control group necessary? What issues shall we concern?

When conducting an anti-drug intervention, is a control group necessary? What issues shall we concern?

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Don
28 November 2020

Not at all.

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Coco Fong
28 November 2020

Thank you for the wise suggestion.

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Don
28 November 2020

It is better to have a control group to test the effectiveness of your intervention. However, informed consent must be sought before the intervention and let the participants be fully aware of the importance of the intervention.

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