Follow-up Study of 105 Patients Who Left Treatment

  • John C. Ball
  • Alan Ross


Attention is focused in this chapter on 105 patients who left the six methadone maintenance programs after their first interview and who were reinterviewed in the community a year later. Before discussing the findings from this follow-up study, it is pertinent to address the issue of retention in methadone maintenance treatment.


Retention Rate Intravenous Drug Drug Abuse Treatment Methadone Maintenance Treatment Methadone Maintenance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Ball
    • 1
  • Alan Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute on Drug Abuse-Addiction Research CenterUniversity of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiostatisticsJohns Hopkins School of HygieneBaltimoreUSA

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