Effect of psychiatric severity on the outcome of methadone maintenance treatment.

@article{Pani2011EffectOP,
  title={Effect of psychiatric severity on the outcome of methadone maintenance treatment.},
  author={Pier Paolo Pani and Icro Maremmani and Matteo Pacini and Francesco Lamanna and Angelo G. I. Maremmani and Liliana Dell'osso},
  journal={European addiction research},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={80-9}
}
While psychiatric comorbidity has been shown to produce a negative impact on the outcome of opioid use disorders, longitudinal studies carried out in the context of methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTP) to evaluate outcomes strictly linked to methadone efficacy have not demonstrated a similar negative influence. To verify whether results obtained considering psychopathology in terms of formal psychiatric diagnoses were replicated when assessing psychopathology in terms of global… CONTINUE READING