The effect of time spent in treatment and dropout status on rates of convictions, cautions and imprisonment over 5 years in a primary care-led methadone maintenance service.

@article{Oliver2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of time spent in treatment and dropout status on rates of convictions, cautions and imprisonment over 5 years in a primary care-led methadone maintenance service.},
  author={Phillip Oliver and Jenny Keen and Georgina Rowse and Elizabeth Ewins and Laura Jayne Griffiths and Nigel Mathers},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2010},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={732-9}
}
BACKGROUND Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in primary care settings is used increasingly as a standard method of delivering treatment for heroin users. It has been shown to reduce criminal activity and incarceration over periods of periods of 12 months or less; however, little is known about the effect of this treatment over longer durations. AIMS To examine the association between treatment status and rates of convictions and cautions (judicial disposals) over a 5-year period in a… CONTINUE READING

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