Author(s): S. A. N. Masaud, Nasir Mohamad, Khairi Che Mat, Bhagat. V, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar, Peter S. O. Wong

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DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00245.7   

Address: S. A. N. Masaud1, Nasir Mohamad1, Khairi Che Mat1, Bhagat. V1*, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar1, Peter S. O. Wong 2
1Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Jalan Sultan Mahmud, 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Centre for Fundamental and Liberal Education, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2018


ABSTRACT:
The rise in opiate abuse yearly is worrisome. Nowadays, psycho-spiritual imbalance in the society causes increasing number of opiate addiction cases. Numerous methods and programmes have been running through the management of opiate addiction Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) is one of the widely used among this programme. However, the programme is not free from limitations especially retaining patients in the programme is hard due to multi-factorial reasons. This article aims at providing glimpse of holistic approach that take a grips from psycho-spiritual intervention and MMT programme that helps in dropping relapse rate. The article discusses the role of psycho-spiritual approach in enhancing MMT programme and curtailing this social menace.


Cite this article:
S. A. N. Masaud, Nasir Mohamad, Khairi Che Mat, Bhagat. V, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar, Peter S. O. Wong . Holistic Psycho-Spiritual approach to enhance the effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT). Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(4): 1316-1318. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00245.7

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S. A. N. Masaud, Nasir Mohamad, Khairi Che Mat, Bhagat. V, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar, Peter S. O. Wong . Holistic Psycho-Spiritual approach to enhance the effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT). Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(4): 1316-1318. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00245.7   Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2018-11-4-9


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