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Short and Long Duration Residential Treatment Programs for Patients with Addiction: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: January 18, 2017
Project Number: RB1052-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of short- versus long-term residential treatment programs for addiction?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding duration of residential treatment programs for patients with addiction?

Key Message

No relevant literature was found regarding short- versus long-term residential treatment programs for addiction.