42. Methadone Maintenance Therapy Versus No Opioid Replacement Therapy for Opioid Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch42

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Methadone Maintenance Therapy Versus No Opioid Replacement Therapy for Opioid Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch42

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:

  • methadone maintenance therapy versus no opioid replacement;
  • methadone maintenance, best researched for opioid dependence;
  • evaluating effectiveness of methadone on opioid dependence;
  • methadone versus no methadone maintenance treatment;
  • methadone, retaining patients, with suppression of heroin;
  • methadone effect on reduction of criminal activity, studies lacking;
  • methadone, effective therapy for heroin dependence

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