Clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of methadone in the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Appendix 6: Further reading and references

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Avants SK, Margolin A, Sindelar JL, Rounsaville BJ, Schottenfeld R et al. Day treatment versus enhanced standard methadone services for opioid dependent patients: a comparison of clinical efficacy and cost. American Journal of Psychiatry 1999; 156 (1): 27-33

Department of Health, The Scottish Office Department of Health, Welsh Office, Department of Health and Social Services Northern Ireland. Drug Misuse and Dependence – Guidelines on Clinical Management. Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1999.

Dilppoliti D, Davoli M, Perrucci CA, Pasqualini F, Bargagli AM. Retention in treatment of heroin users in Italy: the role of treatment type and methadone maintenance dosage. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 1998; 52:167-171.

Drug and Alcohol Services Council (1994) Private Methadone Program. Policies and Procedures. Adelaide: Author.

Gowing, L.R.; Ali, R.L.; & White, J. (2000). The management of opioid withdrawal: an overview of research literature. DASC Monograph No 9, Research Series. Drug & Alcohol Services Council.

Griffith JD, Rowan-Szal GA, Roark RR, Simpson DD. Contingency management in outpatient methadone treatment: a meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2000;58(1): 55-66.

Humeniuk R, Ali R, White J, Hall W, Farrell M (Eds) Proceedings of expert workshop on the induction and stabilisation of patients onto methadone. National Drug Strategy Monograph 39. Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra: 2000

Jarvis T, Tebbutt J & Mattick R (1995) Treatment Approaches for Alcohol and Drug Dependence. John Wiley and Sons Sussex, England
Latowsky M. Improving detoxification outcomes from methadone maintenance treatment: the interrelationship of affective states and protracted withdrawal. J Psychoactive Drugs 1996; 28(3): 251-7

NSW Health Department (1999) New South Wales Methadone Maintenance Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines. Sydney: Author.

Nunes EV, Quitkin FM, Donovan SJ, Deliyannides D, Ocepek-Welikson K et al. Imipramine Treatment of opiate dependent patients with depressive disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry 1998; 55:153-60.
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Petry NM A comprehensive guide to the application of contingency management procedures in clinical settings. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2000; 58 (1):9-25.

Preston A The New Zealand Methadone Briefing 1999. Drugs and Health Development Project. Wellington New Zealand: 1999

Prochaska JO, DiClemente CC & Norcross JC (1997) In search of how people change: applications to addictive behaviours. In Addictive Behaviours: Readings on etiology, prevention and treatment. Edited by G A Marlatt and G R VandenBos. Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp 671-696.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Hepatitis C. A management guide for general practitioners. Australian Family Physician December 1999 Volume 28 Special Issue.

Strain EC, Bigelow GE, Liebson IA, Stitzer ML Moderate versus high dose methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence: a randomised controlled trial. JAMA 1999: 281(11):1000-5.

Ward J, Mattick R, & Hall W (Eds) Methadone maintenance treatment and other opioid replacement therapies. Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam: 1998