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Now that LAAM’s Here, Is Take Home Methadone Desirable?

  • Arnold Schecter

Abstract

It seems fitting that this introductory paper to the LAAM session should briefly review the status of Methadone--including long acting Methadone-therapy before turning to reports from individual princi­pal investigators.

Keywords

Methadone Maintenance Treatment Methadone Maintenance Therapeutic Community Opiate User Methadone Patient 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnold Schecter
    • 1
  1. 1.New Jersey Medical SchoolUSA

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