A review of opioid dependence treatment: pharmacological and psychosocial interventions to treat opioid addiction.

@article{Veilleux2010ARO,
  title={A review of opioid dependence treatment: pharmacological and psychosocial interventions to treat opioid addiction.},
  author={Jennifer C Veilleux and Peter J Colvin and Jennifer J. Anderson and Catherine York and Adrienne J Heinz},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={155-66}
}
Opioid dependence is a problem of national concern, especially with dramatically increased rates of abuse and dependence of prescription opioids. The current article provides an up-to-date review of the literature on opioid dependence treatment, with a focus on conclusions drawn by experts in the field (e.g., Cochrane reviews and meta-analyses) and methodologically rigorous studies (e.g., randomized controlled trials). We describe the major classes of drug treatments available, including opioid… CONTINUE READING

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