49. Detoxification Treatments for Opiate-Dependent Adolescents1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch49

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Detoxification Treatments for Opiate-Dependent Adolescents1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch49

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



  • detoxification for opiate-dependent adolescents;
  • detoxification alone/with psychosocial, as best than simply a no intervention;
  • managed withdrawal, or detoxification, with detoxification primary;
  • primary outcomes, drop-outs/acceptability/relapse at follow-up;
  • other outcomes, taking further treatment/substance/side effects/mortality;
  • buprenorphine-naloxone versus buprenorphine detoxification;
  • pharmacological detoxification among adolescents, little known


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