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Analysis and optimization of substitution treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP)

Freya Vander Laenen UGent, Wouter Vanderplasschen UGent, Valérie Smet, Jessica De Maeyer UGent, Margaux Buckinx, Sharon Van Audenhove, Marc Ansseau and Brice De Ruyver (2013) Science and Society.
abstract
Since the Belgian Federal Drug policy note in 2001, a legal framework has been developed for the prescription and administration of opioid substitution treatment (OST). However, until today policymakers and fieldworkers point at various gaps in the knowledge on substitution treatment in Belgium, in particular regarding substitution treatment in settings outside specialized centres, on the characteristics of clients receiving substitution therapy and on challenges and obstacles in the provision of this type of treatment. This research tries to answer these questions by providing an extensive and up-to-date overview of key elements of substitution treatment in Belgium. How is the provision of OST organized in Belgium (availability, types of providers, spread, referral and psychosocial support)? How do the clients receiving OST experience substitution treatment? Which obstacles can be identified and which recommendations can be made to overcome these obstacles? The answers to these questions can be found in this book.
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book
publication status
published
subject
keyword
opioid substitution treatment, opioids, illicit drugs
series title
Science and Society
pages
210 pages
publisher
Academia Press
place of publication
Gent
ISBN
9789038221724
language
English
UGent publication?
yes
classification
B1
copyright statement
I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
id
3139186
handle
http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-3139186
date created
2013-02-21 15:33:34
date last changed
2017-01-02 09:56:49
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  abstract     = {Since the Belgian Federal Drug policy note in 2001, a legal framework has been developed for the prescription and administration of opioid substitution treatment (OST). However, until today policymakers and fieldworkers point at various gaps in the knowledge on substitution treatment in Belgium, in particular regarding substitution treatment in settings outside specialized centres, on the characteristics of clients receiving substitution therapy and on challenges and obstacles in the provision of this type of treatment. This research tries to answer these questions by providing an extensive and up-to-date overview of key elements of substitution treatment in Belgium. How is the provision of OST organized in Belgium (availability, types of providers, spread, referral and psychosocial support)? How do the clients receiving OST experience substitution treatment? Which obstacles can be identified and which recommendations can be made to overcome these obstacles? The answers to these questions can be found in this book.},
  author       = {Vander Laenen, Freya and Vanderplasschen, Wouter and Smet, Val{\'e}rie and De Maeyer, Jessica and Buckinx, Margaux and Van Audenhove, Sharon and Ansseau, Marc and De Ruyver, Brice},
  isbn         = {9789038221724},
  keyword      = {opioid substitution treatment,opioids,illicit drugs},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {210},
  publisher    = {Academia Press},
  series       = {Science and Society},
  title        = {Analysis and optimization of substitution treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP)},
  year         = {2013},
}

Chicago
Vander Laenen, Freya, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Valérie Smet, Jessica De Maeyer, Margaux Buckinx, Sharon Van Audenhove, Marc Ansseau, and Brice De Ruyver. 2013. Analysis and Optimization of Substitution Treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP). Science and Society. Gent: Academia Press.
APA
Vander Laenen, Freya, Vanderplasschen, W., Smet, V., De Maeyer, J., Buckinx, M., Van Audenhove, S., Ansseau, M., et al. (2013). Analysis and optimization of substitution treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP). Science and Society. Gent: Academia Press.
Vancouver
1.
Vander Laenen F, Vanderplasschen W, Smet V, De Maeyer J, Buckinx M, Van Audenhove S, et al. Analysis and optimization of substitution treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP). Science and Society. Gent: Academia Press; 2013.
MLA
Vander Laenen, Freya, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Valérie Smet, et al. Analysis and Optimization of Substitution Treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP). Gent: Academia Press, 2013. Print.