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  1. Opioid Maintenance Treatment (OMT) is a well-evaluated treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). Especially, under the condition of imprisonment, OMT is a preventive measure regarding infectious diseases such as...

    Authors: Kathrin Böhmer, Henrike Schecke, Irmgard Render and Norbert Scherbaum

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:21

    Content type: Research

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  2. Recent studies suggest that autonomous and controlled motivation may mediate the relationship between perfectionism and attitudes toward doping. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association amo...

    Authors: Kun Wang, Lei Xu, Jimeng Zhang, Dong Wang and Kaihong Sun

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:20

    Content type: Research

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  3. Driving under the influence of alcohol, illicit drugs and certain medicines is not allowed worldwide. Roadside drug testing is considered an important tool for determining such behavior. In Spain, mandatory ro...

    Authors: Francisco Herrera-Gómez, Mercedes García-Mingo and F. Javier Álvarez

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:18

    Content type: Short Report

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  4. Controlled prescription drug use disorders are a growing global health challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa. Effective supply chain regulations on dispensing and stock control are important for controlling this epi...

    Authors: Pakoyo Fadhiru Kamba, John Mulangwa, Bruhan Kaggwa, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo, Elly Tebasoboke Katabira, Pauline Byakika-Kibwika, Richard Odoi Adome and Robert Cyril Bollinger

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:16

    Content type: Research

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  5. While there has been extensive attention to the ‘demand side’ – or use and adverse consequences, including mortality – of the ‘opioid crisis’ presently unfolding across North America, few considerations have f...

    Authors: Benedikt Fischer, Michelle Pang and Wayne Jones

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:14

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. Quality of life (QoL) has recently attracted increased attention as a major indicator of the recovery from alcohol use disorder (AUD). This study investigated the mediating effects of social support and depres...

    Authors: Soo Bi Lee, Sulki Chung, Jeong Seok Seo, Won Mi Jung and Il Ho Park

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. State governments in the United States are increasingly viewing marijuana legalization as a policy option for controlling the opioid epidemic under the premise that marijuana is a less harmful substitute for o...

    Authors: Guohua Li and Stanford Chihuri

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:12

    Content type: Research

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  8. Campus alcohol policy has been associated with student alcohol consumption in numerous studies. However, more information is required to assess the extent to which school policy affects student drinking behavi...

    Authors: Sarah Soyeon Oh, Yeong Jun Ju, Sung-in Jang and Eun-Cheol Park

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:9

    Content type: Research

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  9. Being a participant in longitudinal follow-up studies is not commonly a factor considered when investigating useful self-change aspects for individuals attempting recovery from substance use disorder (SUD). Th...

    Authors: Thomas Solgaard Svendsen, Jone Bjornestad, Tale Ekeroth Slyngstad, James R. McKay, Aleksander Waagan Skaalevik, Marius Veseth, Christian Moltu and Sverre Nesvaag

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:8

    Content type: Research

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  10. Injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT) was designed as a pragmatic and compassionate approach for people who have not benefitted from medication assisted treatment with oral opioids (e.g., methadone). Whil...

    Authors: Kirsten Marchand, Julie Foreman, Scott MacDonald, Scott Harrison, Martin T. Schechter and Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:7

    Content type: Research

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  11. Excessive prescribing, increased potency of opioids, and increased availability of illicit heroin and synthetic analogs such as fentanyl has resulted in an increase of overdose fatalities. Medications for opio...

    Authors: Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, Michael W. Swank and James R. Langabeer II

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:6

    Content type: Review

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  12. Kentucky Medicaid enrollees, particularly those in the rural Appalachian region, face disproportionate smoking rates and tobacco-related disease burden relative to the rest of the United States (US). The Affor...

    Authors: Amie Goodin, Jeffery Talbert, Patricia R. Freeman, Ellen J. Hahn and Amanda Fallin-Bennett

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:5

    Content type: Short Report

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  13. Substance use is prevalent in Canada, yet treatment is inaccessible. The Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinic opened at the University Health Network (UHN) in January 2018 as part of a larger netwo...

    Authors: David Wiercigroch, Hasan Sheikh and Jennifer Hulme

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:4

    Content type: Research

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  14. Adequate access to effective treatment and medication assisted therapies for opioid dependence has led to improved antiretroviral therapy adherence and decreases in morbidity among people who inject drugs (PWI...

    Authors: Barbara Tempalski, Leslie D. Williams, Brooke S. West, Hannah L. F. Cooper, Stephanie Beane, Umedjon Ibragimov and Samuel R. Friedman

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:3

    Content type: Research

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  15. Use of substances such as alcohol, khat leaves (Catha edulis) and tobacco has become one of the rising major public health and socioeconomic problems worldwide and dramatically increased in developing countries. ...

    Authors: Abraham Tamirat Gizaw, Demuma Amdisa and Yohannes Kebede Lemu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:2

    Content type: Research

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  16. According to the German guidelines, people with severe alcohol use disorders (AUDs) should receive withdrawal treatment. Compared to somatic withdrawal treatment (SWT), extended duration and psychosocial eleme...

    Authors: Jakob Manthey, Christina Lindemann, Ludwig Kraus, Jens Reimer, Uwe Verthein, Bernd Schulte and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:1

    Content type: Research

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  17. The purpose of this study is to describe the characteristics of individuals who inject drugs, to explore use trends in the past 25 years, and to review the profile of users of various drugs, both legal and ill...

    Authors: Martha Romero Mendoza, Denize Meza-Mercado, Rosario Martínez-Martínez, Carlos Magis-Rodríguez, Arturo Ortiz Castro and Maria Elena Medina-Mora

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:59

    Content type: Research

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  18. For people with opioid dependence in Norway, chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections contribute to high mortality and high morbidity. Around 50% of patients in medically assisted rehabilitation (MAR) have b...

    Authors: Ole Jørgen Lygren, Ronny Bjørnestad, Else-Marie Løberg, Martine Lepsøy Bonnier, Vibeke Bråthen Buljovcic, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars T. Fadnes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:58

    Content type: Research

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  19. Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) is a substance use disorder with a chronic course associated with comorbid mental and somatic disorders, a high burden of psychosocial problems and opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) ...

    Authors: Jens Reimer, Tobias Vogelmann, Daniel Trümper and Norbert Scherbaum

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:57

    Content type: Research

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  20. Methanol is highly toxic to human beings and naturally exists in some beverages. Having access to an easy and cheap method for its determination is of great importance to increase the safety of use of these be...

    Authors: Nasim Zamani, Ali Rafizadeh, Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam, Alireza Akhavan-Tavakoli, Mahdi Ghorbani-Samin, Maryam Akhgari and Shahab Shariati

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:56

    Content type: Research

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  21. Drug injection has been increasing over the past decades all over the world. Hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV and HCV) are two common infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) and more than 60% of new huma...

    Authors: Somayeh Najafi-Ghobadi, Khadijeh Najafi-Ghobadi, Lily Tapak and Abbas Aghaei

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:55

    Content type: Research

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  22. Over the last decade, there have been a number of changes in the Canadian landscape - the deconstruction of alcohol policy in some provinces, the legalization of cannabis, increased availability of gambling op...

    Authors: John A. Cunningham and Anja Koski-Jännes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:54

    Content type: Research

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  23. Over the last decade Russia has introduced various policy measures to reduce alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm at the population level. Several of these policies, such as higher pricing and taxation...

    Authors: Maria Neufeld, Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, Lori E. Ross, Carina Ferreira-Borges and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:53

    Content type: Research

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  24. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is common among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and associated with a greater risk of poor medication adherence, unsafe sexual behaviors as well as poor quality of life. To our k...

    Authors: Bereket Duko, Mohammed Ayalew and Getinet Ayano

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:52

    Content type: Review

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  25. This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between symptoms of gambling problems, gambling behaviours, and cognitive distortions among a university student population in Japan ages 20 to 29 years...

    Authors: Kengo Yokomitsu, Takanobu Sakai, Tomonari Irie, Jun Tayama, Hirokazu Furukawa, Mika Himachi, Junichiro Kanazawa, Munenaga Koda, Yoshihiko Kunisato, Hirofumi Matsuoka, Takuhiro Takada, Fumito Takahashi, Takahito Takahashi and Kaori Osawa

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:51

    Content type: Research

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  26. Alcohol consumption is generally high among undergraduate students and may lead to adverse consequences. Drinking motives play a vital role in the development of alcohol-related problems. The Drinking Motives ...

    Authors: Christina Nehlin and Caisa Öster

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:49

    Content type: Research

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  27. Methadone is a long-acting opioid receptor agonist. Reported adverse effects of methadone include constipation, respiratory depression, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, itching, sweating, rhabdomyolysis, QT prolon...

    Authors: Saeedeh Ghasemi, Shadi Izadpanahi, Mohammad Ali Yaghoubi, Jeffrey Brent and Omid Mehrpour

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:48

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Health care workers in the addiction field have long emphasised the importance of a patient’s motivation on the outcome of treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs). Many patients entering treatment are no...

    Authors: Anne Opsal, Øistein Kristensen and Thomas Clausen

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:47

    Content type: Research

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  29. Substance dependence is considered an international health issue and studies that access the characteristic of this population are required to develop public health programs for harm reduction. To this aim, we...

    Authors: Claudia Chaves Dallelucci, Emi Carneiro Bragiato, Kelsy Catherina Nema Areco, Thiago Marques Fidalgo and Dartiu Xavier da Silveira

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:46

    Content type: Research

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  30. Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that the following changes should occur in the content of the article. The details are below.

    Authors: Kristen A. Morin, Joseph K. Eibl, Joseph M. Caswell, Graham Gauthier, Brian Rush, Christopher Mushquash, Nancy E. Lightfoot and David C. Marsh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:45

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:29

  31. Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that some data in the text should be changed.

    Authors: Chiu-Ching Chang, Jung-Yu Liao, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Chih-Che Chen and Jong-Long Guo

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:44

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2018 13:2

  32. The last two decades have seen tremendous changes in the U.S. environment surrounding drugs. Driving under the influence of drugs is a growing public health hazard. The present study examined trends in drug in...

    Authors: Sunday Azagba, Keely Latham, Lingpeng Shan and Fares Qeadan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:43

    Content type: Research

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  33. Globally, people who inject drugs (PWID) continue to be among the most vulnerable populations to acquire infection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most recent national survey found that nearly a qua...

    Authors: Gitau Mburu, Pheak Chhoun, Navy Chann, Sovannary Tuot, Phalkun Mun and Siyan Yi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:42

    Content type: Research

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  34. The use of illicit substances represents one of the most difficult problems to confront in the health system. Drug use is a global problem but is not uniform throughout the world, within the same country and c...

    Authors: Patrizia Verri, Cecilia Rustichelli, Anna Ferrari, Filippo Marchesi, Carlo Baraldi, Manuela Licata, Daniele Vandelli, Federica Palazzoli, Francesco Potì and Enrico Silingardi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:41

    Content type: Research

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  35. Emotional distress is common among illicit drug users, and it can negatively affect treatment outcomes and increase the risk of relapse. Nonetheless, instruments that properly measure emotional distress are la...

    Authors: Amira Mohammed Ali and Joseph Green

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:40

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Methadone, a long-acting opioid agonist maintenance treatment (MMT) is used to treat opioid addiction by preventing opioid withdrawal and reducing cravings. However, it is important to note that mental conditi...

    Authors: Tuan Anh Le, Mai Quynh Thi Le, Anh Duc Dang, Anh Kim Dang, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Hai Quang Pham, Giang Thu Vu, Chi Linh Hoang, Tung Thanh Tran, Quan-Hoang Vuong, Tung Hoang Tran, Bach Xuan Tran, Carl A. Latkin, Cyrus S. H. Ho and Roger C. M. Ho

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:39

    Content type: Research

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  37. Public health and governmental organizations are expected to provide guidance to the public on emerging health issues in accessible formats. It is, therefore, important to examine how such organizations are di...

    Authors: Jenna van Draanen, Tanvi Krishna, Christie Tsang and Sam Liu

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:38

    Content type: Short Report

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  38. Despite ongoing efforts aimed to improve treatment engagement for people with substance-related disorders, evidence shows modest rates of utilization as well as client-perceived barriers to care. Patient-cente...

    Authors: Kirsten Marchand, Scott Beaumont, Jordan Westfall, Scott MacDonald, Scott Harrison, David C. Marsh, Martin T. Schechter and Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:37

    Content type: Review

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  39. Substance use related health and social problems are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, substance abuse is one of the most burning public health problems in Ethiopia. Although it has been known that...

    Authors: Tesfa Gedif, Telake Azale and Adane Nigusie

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:36

    Content type: Research

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  40. One critical factor in the implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) in substance use disorder treatment organizations is an inner organizational context that clearly supports implementation efforts. The...

    Authors: Mark G. Ehrhart, Elisa M. Torres, Joyce Hwang, Marisa Sklar and Gregory A. Aarons

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:35

    Content type: Short Report

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  41. The current study utilizes system dynamics to model the determinants of youth smoking and simulate effects of anti-smoking policies in the context of North Dakota, a state with one of the lowest cigarette tax ...

    Authors: Arielle S. Selya, Oleksandr Ivanov, Abigail Bachman and David Wheat

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:34

    Content type: Research

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  42. Canada is facing an urgent challenge to reduce the harms associated with opioids: from January 2016 to December of 2018, more than 11,500 individuals lost their lives due to opioid related harms. This review e...

    Authors: Sheena Taha, Bridget Maloney-Hall and Jane Buxton

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:32

    Content type: Review

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  43. Different quitting trajectories may reflect the stages of behavior change among smokers. The nature of quitting patterns could help the public health sector to design appropriate cessation plans. This study co...

    Authors: Yu-Chen Chang, Wei-Hsin Huang, Chia-Ying Tsai and Lee-Ching Hwang

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:31

    Content type: Research

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  44. Alcohol is associated with detrimental health and work performance outcomes, and one to three out of ten employees may benefit from interventions. The role of occupational health services (OHS) in alcohol prev...

    Authors: Mikkel Magnus Thørrisen, Jens Christoffer Skogen, Ingvild Kjeken, Irene Jensen and Randi Wågø Aas

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:30

    Content type: Research

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  45. The objective was to characterize the relationship between geography, concurrent psychiatric services, all-cause mortality, and acute health care use for individuals enrolled in Opioid Agonist Treatment, in On...

    Authors: Kristen A. Morin, Joseph K. Eibl, Joseph M. Caswell, Graham Gauthier, Brian Rush, Christopher Mushquash, Nancy E. Lightfoot and David C. Marsh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:29

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:45

  46. Medication for addiction treatment (MAT) has received much attention in recent years for treating individuals with opioid use disorders (OUD). However, these medications have been significantly underused among...

    Authors: Charles J. Neighbors, Sugy Choi, Shannon Healy, Rajeev Yerneni, Tong Sun and Liudmila Shapoval

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:28

    Content type: Short Report

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  47. Relapse is one of the main challenges that must be tackled in the drug addiction treatment. Different factors contribute to the relapse process but it remains unclear how relapse occursin women. Describing the...

    Authors: Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Tahereh Pashaei, Roghayeh Nouri, Parvaneh Taymoori and Koen Ponnet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:27

    Content type: Research

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  48. Globally, excessive alcohol consumption is a major public health problem and is associated with social, mental, physical and legal consequences. However, no systematic review and meta-analysis has been perform...

    Authors: Getinet Ayano, Kalkidan Yohannis, Mebratu Abraha and Bereket Duko

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2019 14:26

    Content type: Review

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