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Are addicts' self-reports to be trusted?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7216565     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A review of the literature and a report of an empirical inquiry both suggest that retrospective inquiry, based on addicts' self-reports, are, in very many cases, valid and reliable. The paper suggests that the relevant problem connected with addicts' self-reports is not whether they are to be trusted or not, but rather what types of questions and situations best lend themselves to be researched when using retrospective techniques.
Authors:
N Ben-Yehuda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of the addictions     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0020-773X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Addict     Publication Date:  1980 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-13     Completed Date:  1981-06-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123640     Medline TA:  Int J Addict     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1265-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Methadone / therapeutic use
Opioid-Related Disorders / rehabilitation*
Self Disclosure*
Truth Disclosure
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
76-99-3/Methadone

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