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Effects Of Medical Heroin Co-prescription For Treatment-refractory Chronic Addicts

Quality level: 2

Process evaluation

Operational objectives

Evaluating satisfaction of participants.

Process indicators

A non-validated, structured questionnaire about client satisfaction of the treatment

Instruments used

Type of instrument Name of instrument
Program specific instruments used (e.g. self-constructed collection instrument)

Outcome evaluation

Evaluation design

pre-post design and comparison group and randomisation - rct

Specific objectives and outcome indicators

Specific objective 1

Comparing the effects of prescribed heroin after 12 months Evaluating the effects of stopping with prescription afterwards (12 months).

Outcome indicator 1

The Addiction Severity Index (ASI); Maudsley Addiction Profile-Health Symptoms Scale; Medical screening; the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI); the Europol Global Assessment of Functioning (DSM-IV); Laboratory Investigation; Urinalysis; Police records.

Specific objective 2

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Outcome indicator 2

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Specific objective 3

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Outcome indicator 3

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Instruments used

Type of instrument Name of instrument
Recognised (standard) instruments The Addiction Severity Index (ASI); Maudsley Addiction Profile-Health Symptoms Scale; Medical screening; the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI); the Europol Global Assessment of Functioning (DSM-IV);

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