Effects of Treatment History and Centralized Intake on Drug Treatment Outcomes

@article{Sears2002EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Treatment History and Centralized Intake on Drug Treatment Outcomes},
  author={Clare Sears and Thomas Davis and Joseph R Guydish},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  year={2002},
  volume={34},
  pages={87 - 95}
}
Abstract This study assesses differences between first-time treatment clients (n=90) and repeat treatment clients (n=361), including whether entering treatment through a central intake unit affects outcomes differently for the two groups. Interview data were collected at baseline, one-month and 12-month follow-up. Study groups were similar in gender, race and age, but repeat treatment participants were more educated, more likely to primarily use heroin and more likely to have ever injected… 
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