In-treatment vs. out-of-treatment opioid dependent adults: drug use and criminal history.

@article{Schwartz2008IntreatmentVO,
  title={In-treatment vs. out-of-treatment opioid dependent adults: drug use and criminal history.},
  author={Robert P. Schwartz and Sharon M. Kelly and Kevin E. O'Grady and James A. Peterson and Heather S. Reisinger and Shannon Gwin Mitchell and Monique E. Wilson and Michael H. Agar and Barry S. Brown},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={17-28}
}
This study compared the characteristics of opioid-addicted adults seeking (n = 169) and not seeking (n = 74) methadone treatment in Baltimore, Maryland. Participants entering treatment were recruited from six methadone treatment programs, while out-of-treatment participants were recruited from the streets using targeted sampling methods. Measures included the Addiction Severity Index, a Supplemental Questionnaire, and urine drug test. Data were analyzed using ANOVA, chi(2), and regression… CONTINUE READING

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