What are drug addicts looking for in treatment; abstinence or harm reduction? In this research we looked at drug users’ aspirations from treatment and consider whether addicts are looking to treatment to ‘reduce’ their risk behavior or to become ‘abstinent’ from their drug use. The research is based on interviews using a core schedule with …∞
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Clinical Use of Methadone German chemists first produced methadone in the early 20th century and it has been used clinically since the end of World War 1. It is a powerful synthetic opiate like heroin and morphine but without the strong sedative effect. It can substitute for heroin and is widely used by doctors in …∞
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