Systematic Review: Alcoholics Anonymous more effective than other treatments
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Cochrane link: https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD012880.pub2/full

There is high quality evidence that manualized AA/TSF interventions are more effective than other established treatments, such as CBT, for increasing abstinence

NYT:

The 2006 Cochrane Collaboration review was based on just eight studies, and ended with a call for more research to assess the program’s efficacy. In the intervening years, researchers answered the call. The newer review also applied standards that weeded out some weaker studies that drove earlier findings.