Differences in depression severity and frequency of relapses in opiate addicts treated with methadone or opiate blocker after detoxification

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Jovanović Tatjana; Lazarević Dušan; Nikolić Gordana;
  • Publisher: Military Health Department, Ministry of Defance, Serbia
  • Journal: Vojnosanitetski Pregled (issn: 0042-8450)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2298/VSP1204326J
  • Subject: substance-related disorders | methadone | naltrexone | depression | drug therapy | recurrence | risk factors | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Background/Aim. Relapse of opiate dependence is a common occurrence after detoxification and introduction of opiate addicts in abstinence from opiates. Clinical evaluation showed that over 90% of opiate addicts exhibit depressive manifestations during detoxification,... View more
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