A comparative study of beneficial effects of Olanzapine and sodium valproate on aggressive behavior of patients who are on methadone maintenance therapy: a randomized triple blind clinical trial.


BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown a high prevalence of aggressive behavior in abstinent heroin users who are on methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) compared with healthy controls. Some studies suggest that olanzapine and valproate may be effective in managing aggressive behavior and preventing a relapse of substance misuse in patients on methadone… (More)


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