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Bidaki R, Sedaghati M, Hakim Shoshtari M, Ahmadkhniha H. Methadone-Aided Opium Detoxification in a 2.5 Year-Old Girl. IJPBS. 2011; 5 (1) :77-79
URL: http://ijpbs.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-70-en.html

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Detoxification of children who are born from substance dependent mothers or those who are substance dependent themselves as a result of being abused by their families is a major concern. This report describes withdrawal symptoms and the way of abstinence in a 2.5 year-old girl who was dependent to opium. Âfter that she was given opium for nearly two years suppress withdrawal symptoms, methadone-aided opium detoxification started for her and after 65 days she left the hospital with no symptoms of withdrawal syndrome.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2012/05/27 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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