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Guide on using motivation to effect substance abuse treatment. Includes information on motivational interviewing, integrating motivational approaches into treatment, and measuring patient motivation.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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This study examines the cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine maintenance therapy for treating opioid addiction.
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Addiction
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This report, written in 2006, evaluates patient outcomes and patient and physician attitudes since the passage of DATA 2000, and examines challenges facing buprenorphine treatment going forward.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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Discusses the prevalence and effects of common combinations of polysubstance abuse in opioid addicts.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMHSA)
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This page provides a search form for regional branches of Narcotics Anonymous to locate meetings in a specific area.
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Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
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This pie chart shows the breakdown of how buprenorphine patients paid for their doctor's visits. 204 patients in NAABT's physician-patient matching system were surveyed.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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Study examining the hypothesis that the clinical effectiveness of buprenorphine maintenance is due to its ability to decrease mu-opioid receptor availability.
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Neuropsychopharmacology (2003) 28, p2000-2009.
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This study examines decision-making in the buprenorphine treatment distribution and payment systems. The study is based on interviews with health care leaders involved in the distribution and adoption of buprenorphine.
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The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
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This presentation examines issues that have arisen in buprenorphine treatment to date and suggests measures that can be taken to address these issues going forward.
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Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D. (presentation from SAMHSA 2008 Buprenorphine Summit)
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This chapter of TIP 43 is aimed to help treatment providers identify co-occurring medical problems in patients who are addicted to opioids.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMHSA)
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