Methadone Maintenance Treatment During Incarceration Compared with Forced Withdrawal

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In episode six of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Kelly Moore, Ph.D. of Yale University School of Medicine. Her new study takes a look at the implementation of continued methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) upon incarceration. Often, inmates undergo forced withdrawal once they are placed in a correctional setting. Her study sought to measure the difference in behavior both during incarceration and after release for inmates in a methadone maintenance group compared to those in a forced withdrawal group.

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