Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health

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The Formation of Addiction Psychotherapy Core Can be a Suit Supplement to the Methadone/Buprenorphine Maintenance Therapy Centers: A Fresh Bid to Successfully Treat Drug Abuse

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
  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health Studies: July 2017, 4 (3); e57488
  • Published Online: July 11, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 28, 2017
  • Revised: April 15, 2017
  • Accepted: April 16, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.57488

To Cite: Komasi S, Saeidi M, Soroush A. The Formation of Addiction Psychotherapy Core Can be a Suit Supplement to the Methadone/Buprenorphine Maintenance Therapy Centers: A Fresh Bid to Successfully Treat Drug Abuse, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2017 ; 4(3):e57488. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.57488.

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