[Long term institutional or residential treatment of patients with substance abuse compared to short-term outpatient treatment]

Steiro A, Dalsbo TK, Smedslund G, Hammerstrom KT, Samdal K
Record ID 32010001788
English, Norwegian
Authors' recommendations: Our systematic review gave no compelling evidence to support long term treatment over short term interventions for drug addiction. However, it was emphasized that the results must be interpreted carefully, because of low quality of economic studies. Results from new research may alter our conclusions.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2009
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Norway
MeSH Terms
  • Residential Treatment
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
  • Substance-Related Disorders
Organisation Name: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Contact Address: Universitetsgata 2, Postbox 7004 St. Olavs plass, NO-0310 Oslo NORWAY. Tel: +47 23 25 50 00; Fax: +47 23 25 50 10;
Contact Name: Berit.Morland@nokc.no, dagny.fredheim@nokc.no
Contact Email: Berit.Morland@nokc.no, dagny.fredheim@nokc.no
Copyright: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (NOKC)
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