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Effects of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence on Participants' Criminal Behaviour and Expenditure on Illicit Drugs: An Australian National Evaluation (NEPOD)

Effects of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence on Participants' Criminal Behaviour and... Effects of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence on Participants’ Criminal Behaviour and Expenditure on Illicit Drugs: An Australian National Evaluation (NEPOD) 1,2 2 3 2 Erol Digiusto, Anthony P. Shakeshaft, Alison Ritter, Richard P. Mattick, 4 2,5 6 7 Jason White, Nicholas Lintzeris, James Bell, John B. Saunders, and the NEPOD Research Group National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc., Melbourne,Victoria, Australia Drug and Alcohol Services Council of South Australia, Parkside, South Australia, Australia National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, United Kingdom The Langton Centre, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia Please see Acknowledgments for NEPOD Research Group listing ata regarding criminal behaviour and expenditure on illicit drugs by D300 methadone patients and 997 heroin users who participated in the Australian National Evaluation of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence (NEPOD) were analysed to measure the effects of pharma- cotherapy and to identify predictor variables. At baseline, more heroin users than methadone patients reported recent involvement in any crime (39%, 13% respectively), and in each of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology SAGE

Effects of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence on Participants' Criminal Behaviour and Expenditure on Illicit Drugs: An Australian National Evaluation (NEPOD)

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0004-8658
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10.1375/acri.39.2.171
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Abstract

Effects of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence on Participants’ Criminal Behaviour and Expenditure on Illicit Drugs: An Australian National Evaluation (NEPOD) 1,2 2 3 2 Erol Digiusto, Anthony P. Shakeshaft, Alison Ritter, Richard P. Mattick, 4 2,5 6 7 Jason White, Nicholas Lintzeris, James Bell, John B. Saunders, and the NEPOD Research Group National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc., Melbourne,Victoria, Australia Drug and Alcohol Services Council of South Australia, Parkside, South Australia, Australia National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London, United Kingdom The Langton Centre, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia Please see Acknowledgments for NEPOD Research Group listing ata regarding criminal behaviour and expenditure on illicit drugs by D300 methadone patients and 997 heroin users who participated in the Australian National Evaluation of Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Dependence (NEPOD) were analysed to measure the effects of pharma- cotherapy and to identify predictor variables. At baseline, more heroin users than methadone patients reported recent involvement in any crime (39%, 13% respectively), and in each of

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Australian & New Zealand Journal of CriminologySAGE

Published: Aug 1, 2006

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