May 01, 2007
AJP CME Course for May 2007: A Stepped Care Strategy Using Buprenorphine and Methadone Versus Conventional Methadone Maintenance in Heroin Dependence: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Self-Assessment Quiz - Expired

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In comparing methadone treatment for heroin dependence to stepped treatment initiated with buprenorphine/naloxone that is escalated to methadone if needed, which of the following treatment outcomes was observed?
Buprenorphine is thought to have a safety advantage compared to methadone for which of the following reasons?
Using the Addiction Severity Index, the study found clinical improvement following the six months of treatment. Which of the following characterizes the clinical changes observed?