Medication-Assisted Treatment Of Opiate Dependence Is Gaining Favor

Cleveland ClinicThis article from the June 2013 issue of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine provides an overview of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction discussing abstinence versus methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). The article also summarizes the history of MAT from the early days of MMT to the introduction of buprenorphine.

http://www.ccjm.org/content/80/6/345.full.pdf

Source: Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine – June 2013

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