Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Review of the Evidence and Future Directions

Connery, Hilary Smith, Harvard Review of Psychiatry. 23(2):63-75, March/April 2015.
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This article is a review and analysis of past research that finds substantial evidence for the positive results of Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in treating Opioid Use Disorder.


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ADIKTOLOGIE is an international journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific reports on psychoactive substance use, other behavioural addictions and related issues.

Applications open: 2019 Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Collaborative Research Seed Funding

Applications are now open for the 2019 round of UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and SPHERE Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Collaborative Research Seed Funding. The UNSW Medicine Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Theme and SPHERE CAG aims to address the burdens imposed by neurological, mental health, and drug and alcohol disorders. It constitutes a network of internationally recognised researchers and clinicians leading in the understanding and treatment of complex clinical conditions with

Impact of a Brief Intervention Program in Clinical Practice: Barriers and Adaptations

Martínez-Martínez, Kalina Isela, Jiménez-Pérez, Ana Lucía, Romero, Violeta Félix, & Morales-Chainé, Silvia. (2018). Impact of a brief intervention programs in clinical practice: Barriers and adaptations. International Journal of Psychological Research, 11(2), 27-34.
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The present study analyzes the main barriers and adaptations to brief interventions that focus on addictive behavior treatments carried out in clinical settings by 756 health professionals during their adoption process in 350 Primary Attention Units in Mexico.


Challanges and Perspectives in the Field of Addiction Prevention

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,

The first professional conference on contemporary approaches and models of work on addiction prevention with children and youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Challenges and perspectives in the field of addiction prevention will be held on 26th and 27th of June 2019 in Sarajevo. 

Global Research Mapping of Substance Use Disorder and Treatment 1971–2017: Implications for Priority Setting

Tran et al. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy (2019) 14:21
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Globally, substance use disorders are prevalent and remain an intractable public health problem for health care systems. This study aims to provide a global picture of substance use disorders research.