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Public Health Report
Substance use disorders
Prevalence and development of alcohol dependency and other substance use disorders in Norway, as well as risk factors and consequences.
Individual placement and support for people with moderate to severe mental illnesses or substance abuse disorder
The purpose of this review was to investigate the effects of IPS compared to other interventions, on the outcomes: obtaining regular employment, time in employment, income and quality of life for peop...
Benzodiazepine prescription and mortality among persons in opioid maintenance treatment (OMT)
The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effect on mortality after prescription of benzodiazepines to persons in OMT.
Effects of opioid maintenance treatment versus no drug therapies for opioid dependence
The objective of this systematic review was to update the evidence base for effects of OMT compared to no drug therapy.
Buprenorphine versus methadone for pregnant women in opioid maintenance treatment
We have summarized existing research on the effects of buprenorphine compared with methadone on women who have been in OMT throughout or in parts of their pregnancies.
Alternative opioid agonists in the treatment of opioid dependence: a systematic review
In this review, we have looked at treatment with slow release oral morphine and levomethadone. These treatments are compared to the three medications used in Norway.
Effectiveness of tapering from methadone or buprenorphine maintenance treatment compared to traditional maintenance treatment for people with opiate addiction: systematic review
Helsedirektoratet bestilte en systematisk oversikt om effekten av nedtrapping (tapering) av metadon eller buprenorfin sammenlignet med LAR uten nedtrapping for pasienter med opioidavhengighet.
Benzodiazepine prescription and mortality among patients with benzodiazepine addiction in opi-oid maintenance treatment (OMT) - Protocol for a systematic review
Alcohol and Drugs in Norway
A qualitative study of injecting drug users in Norway
Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) for opioid dependence. Effects and experiences.
Buprenorphine versus methadone for pregnant women in opioid maintenance treatment (OMT)
Cannabis abuse possible cause of psychosis