Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment
by Alan I. Leshner
Publisher: Diane Pub. Co. 1999
Number of pages: 56
Three decades of scientific research and clinical practice have yielded a variety of effective approaches to drug addiction treatment. Extensive data document that drug addiction treatment is as effective as are treatments for most other similarly chronic medical conditions. To share the results of this extensive body of research and foster more widespread use of scientifically based treatment components, the National Institute on Drug Abuse held the National Conference on Drug Addiction Treatment in April 1998 and prepared this guide.
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