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Relapse after cessation

Clinical bottom line

Without treatment, or with placebo, about 60-70% of people relapse after a period of abstinence.


Data

Three reviews of various interventions to prevent relapse in abstinent participants. A summary of the reviews is available as a downloadable PDF (32kb).

Results

Comment

Without treatment, or with placebo, about 60-70% of people relapse after a period of abstinence.