36. Psychosocial Combined with Agonist Maintenance Treatments Versus Agonist Maintenance Treatments Alone for Treatment of Opioid Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch36

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Psychosocial Combined with Agonist Maintenance Treatments Versus Agonist Maintenance Treatments Alone for Treatment of Opioid Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch36

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503

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Keywords:

  • psychosocial with agonist maintenance in opioid dependence;
  • psychosocial to maintenance treatment, effectiveness in opiate dependence;
  • maintenance programmes, and efficacy of psychosocial services;
  • primary outcomes, retention/abstinence measured from participant numbers;
  • other outcomes, compliance/craving/psychiatric/psychological distress;
  • psychosocial plus pharmacology compared with standard treatment;
  • psychosocial support add-ons, as not affecting retention;
  • psychosocial to maintenance, ensuring more at follow-up

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