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Coid, Jeremy and Carvell, Andrea and Kittler, Zelpha and Healey, Andrew and Henderson, Juliet (2000) Opiates, criminal behaviour, and methadone treatment. London: Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate.

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This study examines the associations between opiate dependence and criminal behaviour and examines the effectiveness of methadone treatment in reducing both opiate misuse and criminal activities in a sample of treatment-seeking subjects attending NHS treatment services in a socio-economically deprived area of inner London.


Date:2000
Call No:MM2.2, BL2
Pages:116 p.
Publisher:Home Office. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate
Place of Publication:London
Keywords:AOD use behavior, AODR crime, methadone, methadone maintenance, opiates, United Kingdom
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Accession Number:HRB 1571 (Available)
Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Behaviour
T Demographic characteristics > Offender
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Opioids (opiates)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime
HJ Treatment method > Drugs and alcohol disorder treatment method > Drugs and alcohol replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance

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