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Mobile Intervention: A New Proposal for Increased Success of Methadone/Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment in Iranian Population

Saeid Komasi 1 , Mozhgan Saeidi 2 and Ali Soroush 3 , *
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1 Clinical Research Development Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
2 Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Imam Ali Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
3 Lifestyle Modification Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: June 2018, 7 (2); e13941
  • Published Online: January 13, 2018
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 23, 2017
  • Accepted: November 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.13941

To Cite: Komasi S, Saeidi M, Soroush A. Mobile Intervention: A New Proposal for Increased Success of Methadone/Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment in Iranian Population, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2018 ;7(2):e13941. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.13941.

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