This article provides an overview of the contributions to the special issue on Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in Clinical and Community Settings: Challenges, Alternatives, and Supplementary Designs. The article introduces the challenges of conducting RCTs in dynamic real-world settings and outlines the need to consider alternative and supplementary designs.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1002/cad.20312, hdl.handle.net/1765/119892
Journal New directions for child and adolescent development
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Hein, S. (Sascha), & Weeland, J. (Joyce). (2019). Introduction to the Special Issue. Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in Clinical and Community Settings: Challenges, Alternatives, and Supplementary Designs. New directions for child and adolescent development (Vol. 2019, pp. 7–15). doi:10.1002/cad.20312