Treatment method Average Rating a % of specialists rated given method as effective or somewhat effective.
Psychotherapy 4.5 92.1
Detoxification 4.3 84.6
Post-detoxification rehabilitation treatment 4.3 83.3
Religious treatment 4.2 91.9
Opioid antagonist treatment 4.2 87.2
Therapeutic societies 4.03 78.1
12 steps method 3.9 72.2
Placebo treatment 3.2 37.1
Coding treatment 2.5 14.3
Treatment method Average Rating* % of specialists rated given method as effective or somewhat effective.
“25-th frame” 2.4 19.2
Plasmopheresis 1.8 40.5
Substitution therapy 1.5 27.8
aNarcolgoists were asked to rate the method on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is “does more harm than good”, 2 is “not effective”, 3 is “a little effective”, 4 is “somewhat effective”, and 5 is “effective”
Table 2: Relative effectiveness of treatment methods as rated by narcologists.