International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Quality of Life in Methadone Maintenance Treated Patients in Iran

Shahrokh Aghayan 1 , Mohammad Amiri 2 , Reza Chaman 3 and Ahmad Khosravi 4 , *
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1 Department of Psychiatry, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
2 Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
3 Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, IR Iran
4 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: December 01, 2015, 4 (4); e22275
  • Published Online: December 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 4, 2014
  • Revised: February 1, 2015
  • Accepted: February 18, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.22275

To Cite: Aghayan S, Amiri M, Chaman R, Khosravi A. Quality of Life in Methadone Maintenance Treated Patients in Iran, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2015 ;4(4):e22275. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.22275.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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