PMID: 591142Oct 1, 1977

Evaluation methodology

The International Journal of the Addictions
D F Klein


The results of several large methadone maintenance programs are reviewed and the outcome measures used are analyzed. Criteria measures were often vague and sometimes not defined. Many studies base their findings on unverified patient self-reports because costs for more reliable and systematic data collection are prohibitive. Available data does not allow for resolution of the pro- or antimethadone maintenance views for treatment of heroin addiction.


Jan 1, 1973·The International Journal of the Addictions·B S BrownM B Meyers
Aug 24, 1973·Science·R L DuPont, M H Greene
Aug 1, 1974·American Journal of Epidemiology·F R Gearing, M D Schweitzer
Jan 1, 1970·Psychopharmacologia·N B Gordon
May 26, 1972·Science·H L LennardM S Rosenthal


Apr 1, 1993·Journal of Psychoactive Drugs·W S Condelli

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