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Methadone Treatment of Resistant Paranoid Schizophrenia With Comorbidity of Substance Use Disorder

Sobih, Adel MRCPsych; Moselhy, Hamdy F. MRCPsych, MD

Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment: March 2007 - Volume 6 - Issue 1 - p 51-53
doi: 10.1097/01.adt.0000208912.77785.fd
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This paper presents a case report of a patient suffering from co-morbidity of paranoid schizophrenia and opiate dependence syndrome. He responded to the combination of antipsychotics and methadone treatment.

Anchor Project, Sandwell Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust, 2 St Michael Court, Victoria St, West Bromich, West Midlands, UK

Reprints: Hamdy F. Moselhy, MRCPsych, MD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain PO Box 17666 (e-mail: moselhy@doctors.org.uk).

Received for publication December 19, 2005; accepted January 12, 2006

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.