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  1. Cost-effectiveness of substance abuse services : Implications for public policy.

    Article - En anglais

    Cost-effectiveness analysis, a technique for allocating resources, examines the relationship between the cost of providing treatment and resulting improvement in health measured in a single, numerical scale.

    In applying this concept to substance abuse services, the authors expressed effectiveness in terms of additional « abstinent years. » To control for differences in clients across modalities, the authors used multivariate cost-effectiveness analysis, estimating results for a typical client at each of three alternative severity levels.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Drogue illicite, Boisson alcoolisée, Abus, Traitement, Programme thérapeutique, Analyse coût, Politique sanitaire, Santé mentale, Etude comparative, Economie santé, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Illicit drug, Alcoholic beverage, Abuse, Treatment, Therapeutic schedule, Cost analysis, Health policy, Mental health, Comparative study, Health economy, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0359218

    Code Inist : 002B18C05D. Création : 14/12/1999.