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Rehabilitation of Heroin Addicts with Methadone Maintenance: A Five-Year Clinical Experience

  • R. Stolberg-Acosta
  • L. Seda-Mendoza
Part of the Medicolegal Library book series (MEDICOLEGAL, volume 3)


Ever since Nyswander, Dole and other researchers [20] published their early works on the treatment of heroin addicts with methadone, a synthetic opiate derivate, this modality has evolved into one of the most widely used treatment alternatives [22, 35] for heroin addicts in the United States. At present, it is administered to nearly one-third (32%) of all U. S. heroin addicts under treatment [35].


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