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Table 6 Recommended criteria for indication of in- or outpatient setting for the integrated treatment of SUD and PTSD

From: Clinicians’ perceptions for indicating and contra-indicating integrated treatment for SUD and comorbid PTSD, a vignette study

Criteria outpatient Criteria inpatient
Substance abuse Substance abuse
Limited SUD Severity of SUD
  Drug of choice
Psychiatric Psychiatric
Patient stability Suicide risk
Earlier treatment Vulnerability to psychosis
Single-event trauma Susceptibility to crisis
Contextual Contextual
Daytime activities Lack of support system
Adequate support system Inadequate Housing situation
Stable Housing situation