MDFT Publications

The MDFT research program includes over three decades of published papers on outcomes, treatment retention, implementation & fidelity, developmental research, and many other topics. An overview of MDFT scientific studies and their associated publications can be found here.


Treatment Outcomes >>
MDFT's efficacy has been demonstrated in 8 different randomized clinical trials - the gold standard for behavioral health research - and other experimental studies. Studies are arranged by treatment outcome.

 

Implementation Outcome Studies >>
Studies examining the success and cost of MDFT implementation in various treatment settings and geographical locales, as well as therapeutic engagement and retention with MDFT youth and families.

 

Intervention Summaries & Guides >>
Developmental studies, model overviews, and special clinical topics such as HIV-STD risk reduction, culturally specific engagement, trauma, relapse, and many others.

 

International Research >>
Non-english publications and results from the International Cannabis Need for Treatment (INCANT) study, which examined MDFT efficacy and implementation across five European countries.

 

Study Populations & Settings of MDFT Randomized Clinical Trials (RCTs)