The cost-effectiveness of prize-based and voucher-based contingency management in a population of cocaine- or opioid-dependent outpatients.

@article{Olmstead2009TheCO,
  title={The cost-effectiveness of prize-based and voucher-based contingency management in a population of cocaine- or opioid-dependent outpatients.},
  author={Todd A. Olmstead and Nancy M Petry},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2009},
  volume={102 1-3},
  pages={108-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of using prize-based and voucher-based contingency management (CM) as additions to standard treatment for cocaine- or heroin-dependent outpatients in community treatment centers. METHODS This cost-effectiveness analysis is based on a randomized clinical trial conducted at three community-based outpatient psychosocial substance abuse treatment clinics. A total of 142 cocaine- or heroin-dependent outpatients were randomly assigned to one of three… CONTINUE READING