Treatment for Narcotics Addiction Abstract The scope of treatment for narcotics addiction has usually revolved around rehabilitation facilities and 12-Step methodologies. However, the limited philosophies of the 12-Step method and the high rates of recidivism with traditional rehabilitation facilities highlight the need for alternative approaches. Pharmacogenetic treatment, which involves examining the intricacies of genetic and chemical analyses in order to help customize treatments for individuals addicted to narcotics. In addition, Office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) offers a new approach which might be less costly and less stigmatized than traditional methadone clinics. These examples of innovative treatment for narcotics addictions...The end:
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