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Cohen, Dermot P and Barry, Helen and Unoh, Emma and O'Connor, John J (2010) Expenditure of compensation from legal claims in an opiate dependent population. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 27 , (3) , pp. 141-142.

This study examined the expenditure of compensation received from legal claims by service users attending an outpatient methadone programme in Dublin. Most claims (n=62) were as a result of road traffic accidents (74%) or personal injury (15%). There were 28 reports of claims resulting in payment of compensation totalling €912,871.


Item Type:Article
Date:2010
Page Range:pp. 141-142
Publisher:Medmedia Group
Volume:27
Number:3
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility
T Demographic characteristics > Substance user
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)

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