Self-regulated methadone detoxification of heroin addicts. An improved technique in an inpatient setting.

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We used a method of detoxifying heroin addicts involving a self-regulated schedule of methadone hydrochloride detoxification in an inpatient setting. This method allows the addict to receive methadone on an "as needed" basis within specified guidelines, thus permitting him to regulate his own detoxification. For this study, 30 chronic heroin addicts were… (More)

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@article{Razani1975SelfregulatedMD, title={Self-regulated methadone detoxification of heroin addicts. An improved technique in an inpatient setting.}, author={Javad Razani and D. Chisholm and Matthew Glasser and Th Kappeler}, journal={Archives of general psychiatry}, year={1975}, volume={32 7}, pages={909-11} }