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by Brian EastwoodJohn StrangJohnMarsden

Drug and Alcohol DependenceVolume 188, 1 July 2018, Pages 200-208




• Five heroin trajectories were identified over five years of continuous treatment.
• Of the patients discharged from treatment, 28.8% completed treatment successfully.
• The ‘rapid decreasing’ trajectory was most likely to complete treatment (39.7%).
• The ‘continued high-level’ trajectory was least likely to finish treatment (16.2%).
• More opioid users in the local community were associated with poorer outcomes.

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