M Gossop

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-detoxification attempts among methadone maintenance patients: what methods and what success?
    Alison Noble
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Behav 27:575-84. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The clinical fallacy and treatment outcomes
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addiction 103:89-90. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Change and stability of change after treatment of drug misuse: 2-year outcomes from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (UK)
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    Addict Behav 27:155-66. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with abstinence, lapse or relapse to heroin use after residential treatment: protective effect of coping responses
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre London, UK
    Addiction 97:1259-67. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment process components and heroin use outcome among methadone patients
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:93-102. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical health problems among patients seeking treatment for alcohol use disorders: a study in six European cities
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 12:190-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in use of crack cocaine after drug misuse treatment: 4-5 year follow-up results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:21-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of drug and alcohol counselling during methadone treatment: content, frequency, and duration of counselling and association with substance use outcomes
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Addiction 101:404-12. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Attendance at Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, frequency of attendance and substance use outcomes after residential treatment for drug dependence: a 5-year follow-up study
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 103:119-25. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A Short Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (SAWS): development and psychometric properties
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 7:37-43. 2002

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-detoxification attempts among methadone maintenance patients: what methods and what success?
    Alison Noble
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Behav 27:575-84. 2002
    ..quot; The prevalence of both attempts and success suggests that, for some opiate users, self-detoxification may be a pathway to abstinence...
  2. ncbi request reprint The clinical fallacy and treatment outcomes
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addiction 103:89-90. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Change and stability of change after treatment of drug misuse: 2-year outcomes from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (UK)
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK
    Addict Behav 27:155-66. 2002
    ..Psychological and physical health problems were reduced on both groups at follow-up. These changes represent important clinical benefits to the individual clients, to their families, and to society...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with abstinence, lapse or relapse to heroin use after residential treatment: protective effect of coping responses
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre London, UK
    Addiction 97:1259-67. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment process components and heroin use outcome among methadone patients
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:93-102. 2003
    ..In addition to direct effects, treatment factors may have important indirect effects upon subsequent outcomes through their influence upon short-term outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical health problems among patients seeking treatment for alcohol use disorders: a study in six European cities
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 12:190-6. 2007
    ..It is recommended that alcohol treatment agencies should provide a full routine health screen of patients at admission to treatment with provision or referral to appropriate treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in use of crack cocaine after drug misuse treatment: 4-5 year follow-up results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:21-8. 2002
    ..About 10% reported injecting crack. The reductions in crack use are encouraging, but the onset of crack use among many non-users at intake suggests the need to develop more effective treatment interventions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of drug and alcohol counselling during methadone treatment: content, frequency, and duration of counselling and association with substance use outcomes
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Addiction 101:404-12. 2006
    ..The study also specifically investigates the relationship between content, frequency and duration of counselling provided during the first month of treatment, and heroin, cocaine, and alcohol use outcomes at 6 months...
  9. ncbi request reprint Attendance at Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, frequency of attendance and substance use outcomes after residential treatment for drug dependence: a 5-year follow-up study
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 103:119-25. 2008
    ..It was predicted that post-treatment NA/AA attendance would be related to improved substance use outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint A Short Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (SAWS): development and psychometric properties
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 7:37-43. 2002
    ..The procedures leading to the development of the scale are described and results are presented showing that the SAWS has high internal consistency, and good construct and concurrent validity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Concurrent use and order of use of cocaine and alcohol: behavioural differences between users of crack cocaine and cocaine powder
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, 4 Windsor Walk, London, UK
    Addiction 101:1292-8. 2006
    ..The study further investigates differences in the combined use of the two substances by users of cocaine powder and crack cocaine...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction or cessation of injecting risk behaviours? Treatment outcomes at 1-year follow-up
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, 4 Windsor Walk, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Addict Behav 28:785-93. 2003
    ..Both outcomes confer benefits, though the benefits of abstinence are greater. Users who were injectors at intake but who had stopped injecting at follow-up consistently achieved superior outcomes across a range of problem behaviours...
  13. ncbi request reprint The National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS): 4-5 year follow-up results
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 98:291-303. 2003
    ..NTORS investigates outcomes for drug misusers treated in existing services in residential and community settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Readiness for change and drug use outcomes after treatment
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 102:301-8. 2007
    ..The main hypothesis was that 'taking steps' should be predictive of less frequent use of illicit opiates (heroin and non-prescribed methadone) at follow-up...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concurrent use of alcohol and cocaine: differences in patterns of use and problems among users of crack cocaine and cocaine powder
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:121-5. 2006
    ..To investigate differences in alcohol and drug consumption behaviours and related problems among users of cocaine powder versus crack cocaine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of drinking and drinking outcomes among drug misusers. 1-year follow-up results
    M Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:45-50. 2000
    ..Drinking problems have been given insufficient attention in the treatment of illicit substance misuse problems, and efforts should be made to develop and strengthen the assessment and treatment of drinking problems among drug misusers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings after inpatient treatment related to improved outcomes? A 6-month follow-up study
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8RF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:421-6. 2003
    ..This study investigates the relationship between attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings prior to, during, and after leaving treatment, and changes in clinical outcome following inpatient alcohol treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in route of drug administration among continuing heroin users: outcomes 1 year after intake to treatment
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addict Behav 29:1085-94. 2004
    ..quot;Reverse transitions" (from injecting to chasing) may represent a useful intermediate treatment goal for drug injectors who cannot achieve abstinence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment retention and 1 year outcomes for residential programmes in England
    M Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 57:89-98. 1999
    ..Critical treatment thresholds were identified using multiple logistic regression analyses. Longer stays in treatment were predictive of better 1 year outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use outcomes and heavy drinking at 4-5 years among a treatment sample of drug misusers
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 25:135-43. 2003
    ..The extent of heavy drinking among drug misusers both before and after treatment indicates a need to develop and strengthen programs and interventions to tackle alcohol-related problems in this patient group...
  21. ncbi request reprint More panic in needle park
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addiction 100:922-3; discussion 930-2. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Reductions in criminal convictions after addiction treatment: 5-year follow-up
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:295-302. 2005
    ..Reduced criminality also provides substantial economic benefits to society...
  23. ncbi request reprint Route of cocaine administration: patterns of use and problems among a Brazilian sample
    C P Ferri
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Addict Behav 24:815-21. 1999
    ..These problems, compounded by the larger doses being used and their greater involvement in prostitution, place crack cocaine users at higher risk from HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases as well as other physical risks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after methadone maintenance and methadone reduction treatments: two-year follow-up results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study
    M Gossop
    Institute of Psychiatry, National Addiction Centre, Addiction Sciences Building, The Maudsley, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 62:255-64. 2001
    ..Treatment goals should be made explicit both to the patient and to the clinical staff at the start of treatment. We suggest the need for a reappraisal of the goals and procedures of methadone reduction treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Maudsley Addiction Profile (MAP): a brief instrument for assessing treatment outcome
    J Marsden
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 93:1857-67. 1998
    ..The Maudsley Addiction Profile (MAP) is the first instrument to be developed in the United Kingdom for this purpose...
  26. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of lofexidine in alcohol withdrawal: lofexidine is not a useful adjunct to chlordiazepoxide
    F Keaney
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and The Maudsley Hospital, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 36:426-30. 2001
    ..Lofexidine provides no discernible benefit as an adjunctive medication (to chlordiazepoxide) in alcohol detoxification and, on the basis of our study, appears to be contra-indicated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms among clients seeking treatment for drug dependence. Intake data from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study
    J Marsden
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, London
    Br J Psychiatry 176:285-9. 2000
    ..Many people with substance use disorders are vulnerable to other psychiatric disorders and present to addiction treatment services with comorbid psychiatric symptoms...
  28. ncbi request reprint Variation between and within drug treatment modalities: data from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (UK)
    D Stewart
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 6:106-14. 2000
    ..Many programmes reported extensive waiting lists. These findings are discussed in the context of the growing international evidence of the association between patient outcome and the manner in which programme services are delivered...
  29. ncbi request reprint In-patient detoxification procedures, treatment retention, and post-treatment opiate use: comparison of lofexidine + naloxone, lofexidine + placebo, and methadone
    J McCambridge
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 4 Windsor Walk, Camberwell, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:91-5. 2007
    ..A cohort study design was used with double-blind random allocation to lofexidine+naloxone versus lofexidine+placebo. Patients who did not consent to, or who were excluded from randomisation received methadone...
  30. ncbi request reprint Heroin chasers and heroin injectors: differences observed in a community sample in London, UK
    J Strang
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Am J Addict 8:148-60. 1999
    ..Heroin chasers display distinctly different personal and drug-taking characteristics and will need to be the subject of separate research studies and clinical programs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of supervised injectable versus oral methadone maintenance: report of feasibility and 6-month outcome
    J Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4, Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addiction 95:1631-45. 2000
    ..To assess the feasibility of a randomized clinical trial of supervised injectable versus oral methadone maintenance and to assess medium-term treatment outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Are the Twelve Steps more acceptable to drug users than to drinkers? A comparison of experiences of and attitudes to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) among 200 substance misusers attending inpatient detoxification
    D W Best
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Addiction Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur Addict Res 7:69-77. 2001
    ..As AA/NA remain popular and accessible forms of substance misuse support, it is critical that we develop a clearer understanding of their impact and of the scope for their integration with generic forms of substance misuse treatment...
  33. doi request reprint Changes in neuropsychological functioning during alcohol detoxification
    V Manning
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, Addictions Sciences Building, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 14:226-33. 2008
    ..These may have a negative impact on engagement and response to treatment and compromise clinical outcomes, heightening the risk of relapse...
  34. ncbi request reprint New European instruments for treatment outcome research: reliability of the maudsley addiction profile and treatment perceptions questionnaire in Italy, Spain and Portugal
    J Marsden
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 6:115-22. 2000
    ..The internal and test-retest reliabilities of the MAP and TPQ are satisfactory. Both instruments are suitable for treatment evaluation and other relevant research purposes in the European Union...
  35. ncbi request reprint High dose cocaine use in São Paulo: a comparison of treatment and community samples
    C P Ferri
    National Addiction Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Subst Use Misuse 36:237-55. 2001
    ..Better methods are required to provide interventions to tackle the problems and risk behaviors of these cocaine users...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lofexidine for opiate detoxification: review of recent randomised and open controlled trials
    J Strang
    National Addiction Center, London, UK
    Am J Addict 8:337-48. 1999
    ..Finally, the possible future role of lofexidine in this field is considered...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reduced injection risk and sexual risk behaviours after drug misuse treatment: results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study
    M Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley, London, UK
    AIDS Care 14:77-93. 2002
    ..We suggest that risk reduction interventions are an important and effective component of treatment programmes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health care professionals referred for treatment of alcohol and drug problems
    M Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Hospital/Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 36:160-4. 2001
    ..Just over half of admissions completed treatment. Multiple drug use was a poor prognostic indicator with fewer multiple drug users engaging with, or completing, treatment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Changes in cigarette smoking among alcohol and drug misusers during inpatient detoxification
    J Harris
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, Windsor Walk, London, UK
    Addict Biol 5:443-50. 2000
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Illicit drugs and driving: prevalence, beliefs and accident involvement among a cohort of current out-of-treatment drug users
    I P Albery
    ICRF Psychosocial Oncology Unit, University of London, St Thomas Hospital, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 58:197-204. 2000
    ..Results are discussed in terms of experiential factors and consistency theories of attitude formation and change...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measuring met and unmet need of drug misusers: integration of quantitative and qualitative data
    J Fountain
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 6:97-103. 2000
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Induction of patients with moderately severe methadone dependence onto buprenorphine
    A Glasper
    Drug Dependency Unit, St George s Hospital, Clare House, Cranmer Terrace, Tooting, London, UK
    Addict Biol 10:149-55. 2005
    ..This procedure may allow a larger proportion of opioid-dependent patients access to buprenorphine treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint The unique role of diamorphine in British medical practice: a survey of general practitioners and hospital doctors
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London and The Maudsley Hospital, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Eur Addict Res 11:76-82. 2005
    ..The present study investigates the use of diamorphine to treat medical conditions by general practitioners and by hospital doctors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Screening for cognitive functioning in psychiatric outpatients with schizophrenia, alcohol dependence, and dual diagnosis
    Victoria Manning
    National Addiction Centre Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, Addictions Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8BB, UK
    Schizophr Res 91:151-8. 2007
    ..Where the MMSE is used as a screening tool, it is recommended that scores are adjusted for the effects of age...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use in adolescents: the impact of risk and protective factors and social functioning
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:483-8. 2005
    ..Overall, the study showed that early onset, itself predicted by social networks, is linked to more frequent use of cannabis and that this appears to be sustained by less time spent with parents and more with drug-using peers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Excessive drinking and other problem behaviours among 14-16 year old schoolchildren
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, PO Box 48, Addiction Sciences Building, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Addict Behav 31:1424-35. 2006
    ..Understanding and responding to alcohol misuse among adolescents requires attention to psychological, social and developmental factors other than alcohol consumption alone...
  47. ncbi request reprint Persistence of drug use during imprisonment: relationship of drug type, recency of use and severity of dependence to use of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine in prison
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Addiction 101:1125-32. 2006
    ..To investigate the persistence of use of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine drugs during imprisonment, and to identify factors associated with increased levels of persistence...
  48. ncbi request reprint Influence of the dose on the severity of opiate withdrawal symptoms during methadone detoxification
    Anthony Glasper
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Pharmacology 81:92-6. 2008
    ..This study investigates factors influencing the severity of opiate withdrawal symptoms, focusing on the relationship between methadone dose and withdrawal severity among opiate-dependent in-patients receiving methadone detoxification...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of buprenorphine and methadone in the treatment of opiate withdrawal: possible advantages of buprenorphine for the treatment of opiate-benzodiazepine codependent patients?
    Laurence J Reed
    Wickham Park House, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard, Beckenham, Kent
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:188-92. 2007
    ..Opiate/Benzodiazepine codependent patients reported less severe withdrawal symptoms during treatment with buprenorphine than with methadone and were also more likely to complete detoxification when treated with buprenorphine...
  50. ncbi request reprint Remission of psychiatric symptoms among drug misusers after drug dependence treatment
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry Maudsley Hospital, Kings College London, UK
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:826-32. 2006
    ..Some of the psychiatric symptoms presented by drug-dependent patients at admission to treatment are associated with drug misuse and show rapid remission after substance misuse treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Increased caseloads in methadone treatment programs: implications for the delivery of services and retention in treatment
    Duncan Stewart
    Research Development and Statistics, Home Office, London SW1P 2AW, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:301-6. 2004
    ..The study allows only tentative conclusions to be drawn, but these changes may be indicative of increased pressures placed on the programs and their staff...
  52. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine co-dependence exacerbates the opiate withdrawal syndrome
    Cornelis de Wet
    Wickham Park House, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:31-5. 2004
    ..Concurrent benzodiazepine withdrawal exacerbates opiate specific withdrawal symptoms. Possible psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms for the observed sensitisation are discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use in Europe - a multi-centre study: patterns of use in different groups
    Michael Prinzleve
    Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Suchtforschung der Universität Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 10:147-55. 2004
    ..The study investigates patterns of cocaine powder and crack cocaine use of different groups in nine European cities...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prior Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) affiliation and the acceptability of the Twelve Steps to patients entering UK statutory addiction treatment
    Jennifer Harris
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Denmark Hill, London, England
    J Stud Alcohol 64:257-61. 2003
    ..The study investigates levels of affiliation with AA and beliefs about the organization and its philosophy among a cohort of alcoholics entering a UK (non-AA) alcohol treatment service...
  55. ncbi request reprint Getting by with a little help from your friends: the impact of peer networks on criminality in a cohort of treatment-seeking drug users
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Addict Behav 28:597-603. 2003
    ..Social networks represent an important marker for integration in criminal networks in treatment-seeking drug users and a long-term barrier to rehabilitation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Peer overdose resuscitation: multiple intervention strategies and time to response by drug users who witness overdose
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 21:269-74. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Differences in factors associated with first treatment entry and treatment re-entry among cocaine users
    Cleusa P Ferri
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 97:825-32. 2002
    ..To investigate factors associated with first entry to treatment and with treatment re-entry among cocaine users...
  58. ncbi request reprint The relative impact of waiting time and treatment entry on drug and alcohol use
    David Best
    National Addiction Centre The Maudsley Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Addict Biol 7:67-74. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of mortality among drug misusers during a 4-year period after seeking treatment
    Michael Gossop
    National Addicton Centre, London, UK
    Addiction 97:39-47. 2002
    ..The study also critically examines the recording of drug-related deaths...
  60. ncbi request reprint Dual dependence: assessment of dependence upon alcohol and illicit drugs, and the relationship of alcohol dependence among drug misusers to patterns of drinking, illicit drug use and health problems
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, UK
    Addiction 97:169-78. 2002
    ..Specifically, it investigates the inter-relationship of alcohol and drug dependence and associations with alcohol consumption, drug consumption and substance-related problems...
  61. ncbi request reprint Reductions in non-fatal overdose after drug misuse treatment: results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
    Duncan Stewart
    National Addiction Centre, Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:1-9. 2002
    ..The risk of non-fatal overdose at 1 year was associated with injecting and multiple drug use. These findings support the view that treatment an important role can play in reducing deaths among drug misusers...
  62. pmc Loss of tolerance and overdose mortality after inpatient opiate detoxification: follow up study
    John Strang
    National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry and The Maudsley Hospital, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 326:959-60. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of combined naloxone/lofexidine in opiate detoxification: results from a double-blind randomized and placebo-controlled trial
    Tracy Beswick
    The National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Am J Addict 12:295-305. 2003
    ..Implications for future research are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Similarities in outcomes for men and women after drug misuse treatment: results from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
    Duncan Stewart
    NTORS, National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:35-41. 2003
    ..After controlling for pretreatment differences, gender was not predictive of any of the outcome measures reported...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use in Europe - a multi-centre study. Methodology and prevalence estimates
    Christian Haasen
    Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Suchtforschung, Klinik für Psychiatrie and Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 10:139-46. 2004
    ..Specific strategies need to be developed to address problematic cocaine use in these subgroups...
  66. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of costs and consequences of the treatment of drug misuse: 2-year outcome data from the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
    Christine Godfrey
    Department of Health Sciences and Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Addiction 99:697-707. 2004
    ..Some economic costs and consequences of drug misuse and treatment were investigated among clients recruited to the National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Methadone treatment for opiate dependent patients in general practice and specialist clinic settings: Outcomes at 2-year follow-up
    Michael Gossop
    National Addiction Centre, Mausdley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, 4 Windsor Walk, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:313-21. 2003
    ..Results show substantial reductions in a range of problems behaviours, among unselected samples of opiate dependent patients treated in GP and in clinic settings, which are sustained to 1-year and 2-year follow-up...
  68. ncbi request reprint Criminal outcomes and costs of treatment services for injecting and non-injecting heroin users: evidence from a national prospective cohort survey
    Andrew Healey
    LSE Health and Social Care and PSSRU, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:134-41. 2003
    ..All costs and crime-related outcomes were implicitly evaluated relative to a 'no treatment' alternative...
  69. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adverse reactions to cocaine among a sample of long-term, high-dose users in São Paulo, Brazil
    Cleusa P Ferri
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, PO Box 60, De Crespigny Park SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Addict Behav 29:365-74. 2004
    ..Preventive strategies should be developed to reduce the risk of adverse cocaine reactions. The findings are discussed in relation to the type of interventions that might be developed and lines of future research...
  70. ncbi request reprint Relationship between prescribing and risk of opiate overdose among drug users in and out of maintenance treatment
    Lan Ho Man
    National Addiction Centre, London, UK
    Eur Addict Res 10:35-40. 2004
    ..Drug users' overdose risk may vary as a result of their prescribed and non-prescribed drug use. Interventions should be developed and tailored according to clients' needs and current use patterns...
  71. doi request reprint Substance misuse among older adults: a neglected but treatable problem
    Michael Gossop
    Addiction 103:347-8. 2008
  72. ncbi request reprint A dimensional option for the diagnosis of substance dependence in DSM-V
    John E Helzer
    Health Behavior Research Center, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:S24-33. 2007
    ..A dimensional scale that does not relate directly to the categorical definition would be counterproductive...
  73. pmc Classification of illegal and harmful drugs
    Michael Gossop
    BMJ 333:272-3. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Sulphatoxymelatonin excretion during opiate withdrawal: a preliminary study
    Jennifer Bearn
    National Addiction Centre, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust Institute of Psychiatry London, UK
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:677-81. 2002
    ..62, P<.05). Our preliminary findings suggest that melatonin secretion may represent a neuroendocrine marker of NA neuronal hyperactivity during opiate withdrawal in opiate-dependent patients. Areas of future research are discussed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Drug dependent parents: childcare responsibilities, involvement with treatment services, and treatment outcomes
    Duncan Stewart
    Research Development and Statistics, Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF, UK
    Addict Behav 32:1657-68. 2007
    ..Such women face special difficulties in access to services and would benefit if treatment services were able to offer improved access and childcare support...
  76. ncbi request reprint Measuring therapeutic attitude among drug workers
    Ian P Albery
    Division of Psychology, South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, UK
    Addict Behav 28:995-1005. 2003
    ..Implications for the development of a process-driven theoretical understanding of TC and situational constraints are discussed, and applied recommendations for training intervention are presented...
  77. ncbi request reprint Major disruptions of sleep during treatment of the opiate withdrawal syndrome: differences between methadone and lofexidine detoxification treatments
    Tracy Beswick
    National Addiction Centre, The Maudsley Hospital Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addict Biol 8:49-57. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Disulfiram, cocaine, and alcohol: two outcomes for the price of one?
    Michael Gossop
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:119-20. 2006