Does post-withdrawal cue exposure improve outcome in opiate addiction? A controlled trial.

@article{Dawe1993DoesPC,
  title={Does post-withdrawal cue exposure improve outcome in opiate addiction? A controlled trial.},
  author={Sharon Dawe and John Powell and David Richards and Michael Gossop and I. Marks and John Strang and J. A. Gray},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={1993},
  volume={88 9},
  pages={1233-45}
}
A controlled trial studied whether cue exposure prevented relapse in opiate addiction. Subjects were randomly allocated to one of two inpatient treatment settings: a drug dependence unit with a special 10 week program and 4 weeks in a behavioural/general treatment unit without such a program. In each setting, following drug-withdrawal, subjects had either cue exposure for at least six sessions over 3 weeks, or a control condition. Subjects were followed up twice, at about 6 weeks and 6 months… CONTINUE READING

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