53. Inpatient Versus Other Settings for Detoxification for Opioid Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch53

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Inpatient Versus Other Settings for Detoxification for Opioid Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch53

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



  • inpatient versus settings, and opioid dependence detoxification;
  • inpatient opioid detoxification, whether feasible to outpatient;
  • variables influencing course/severity of opioid withdrawal;
  • the settings in opioid detoxification, focused less;
  • outcomes/cost-effectiveness of inpatient/outpatient to opioid detoxification;
  • inpatient opioid detoxification, and its effectiveness;
  • outcomes, detoxification levels of completion intensity/withdrawal signs;
  • adult participants under ICD-10/DSM-IV-TR, diagnosed opioid dependent;
  • cost-effectiveness of inpatient in opioid detoxification, and research paucity


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