Effectiveness of psychotherapeutic counseling in methadone maintenance.


Therapeutic counseling has been widely adovacted with methadone maintenance, but its effectiveness has not been demonstrated. A review of the literature revealed a dearth of scientific investigations comparing treatment outcomes with and without counseling services. The few studies which have been reported seem to suggest that counseling does not… (More)


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@article{Desmond1979EffectivenessOP, title={Effectiveness of psychotherapeutic counseling in methadone maintenance.}, author={David P Desmond}, journal={Drug and alcohol dependence}, year={1979}, volume={4 6}, pages={439-47} }