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The following is a bibliography of articles on the NADA protocol


Avants SK, Margolin A, Holford TR, Kosten TR (2000). A randomized controlled trial of auricular acupuncture for cocaine dependence. Archives of Internal Medicine, 160(5): 2305-2312. Link

Bier ID, Wilson J, Studt, P, Shakleton, M (2002).  Auricular acupuncture, education and smoking cessation: A randomized, sham controlled trial.  American Journal of Public Health, 92, 1642 – 1647. Link

Brewington V, Smith M, Lipton D (1994). Acupuncture as a detoxification treatment: An  analysis of controlled research. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 11(4): 289-307. Link

Bullock ML, Ulmen AJ, Culliton PD, and Olander RT (1987 May-June). Acupuncture treatment of alcohol recidivism.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experiential Research, 11(3): 292-295. Link

Bullock ML, Culliton PC, Olander RT (1989, June 24). Controlled trial of acupuncture for severe recidivistic alcoholism. The Lancet, 1435-1439. 


Konefal J, Duncan R, Clemence C (1995). Comparison of three levels of auricular acupuncture in an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. Alternative Medicine Journal, 2(5)1. Link

Margolin A, Kleber HD, Avants SK, et al (2002).  Acupuncture for the treatment of cocaine addiction: A randomized controlled trial.  JAMA, 287(1): 55-63. Link

Russell LC, Sharp B, Gilbertson B (2000).  Acupuncture for addicted patients with chronic histories of arrest. A pilot study of the Consortium Treatment Center. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 19: 199-205. Link

Shwartz M, Saitz R, Mulvey K, Brannigan P (1999). The value of acupuncture detoxification programs in a substance abuse treatment system. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 17(4): 305-312. Link

Smith MO Brewington V, and Culliton P (1998) Acupuncture in addiction treatment. In  Sherman, B. R., Sanders, L.M., Trinh, C. (Eds.) Addiction and Pregnancy: Empowering  Recovery Through Peer Counseling.  Praeger Publishing. Link

Washburn AM, Fullilove RE, Fullilove MT, et al (1993 July / August). Acupuncture heroin detoxification: A single blind clinical trial. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 10 (4):  345-351. Link

Wen HL. Cheng SYC (1973). Treatment of drug addiction by acupuncture and electrical  stimulation. Asian Journal of Medicine, 9, 138-141.





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