59. Treatment for Methaqualone Dependence in Adults1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch59

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Treatment for Methaqualone Dependence in Adults1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch59

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



  • treatment for methaqualone dependence in adults;
  • pharmacological/behavioural interventions for methaqualone dependence;
  • methaqualone, potent quinazoline with potential for misuse;
  • methaqualone smoking, as public health issue in Africa and India;
  • primary outcomes, methaqualone abstinence and completion measured;
  • other outcomes, on quality of life;
  • populations, consenting adults dependent (DSM-IV-TR) on methaqualone;
  • treatment for reducing methaqualone use, lack of specific RCTs;
  • methaqualone dependence and effective treatment, needed


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