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Predictors of transitions across stages of heroin use and dependence prior to treatment-seeking among people in treatment for opioid dependence.

08:00 EDT 25th May 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Predictors of transitions across stages of heroin use and dependence prior to treatment-seeking among people in treatment for opioid dependence."

Little is known about transition pathways among heroin users prior to treatment. This study examined the demographic and clinical predictors of transition speed from heroin use, to dependence, to first treatment episode.

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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 145-151

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