Heterogeneity of stimulant dependence: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study.

@article{Wu2009HeterogeneityOS,
  title={Heterogeneity of stimulant dependence: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study.},
  author={L T Wu and Dan German Blazer and Ashwin A. Patkar and Maxine L. Stitzer and Paul G. Wakim and Robert K. Brooner},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={206-18}
}
We investigated the presence of DSM-IV subtyping for dependence on cocaine and amphetamines (with versus without physical dependence) among outpatient stimulant users enrolled in a multisite study of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN). Three mutually exclusive groups were identified: primary cocaine users (n = 287), primary amphetamine users (n = 99), and dual users (cocaine and amphetamines; n = 29). Distinct subtypes were examined with latent class and logistic regression procedures. Cocaine… CONTINUE READING

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