• Ferri M, Finlayson AJ, Wang L, Martin PR. Predictive factors for relapse in patients on buprenorphine maintenance. The American journal on addictions / American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addictions. 23(1). 62-7. PMID: 24313243 [PubMed]. PMCID: PMC3922612. NIHMSID: NIHMS468858.


Despite the dramatic increase in the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence, clinical outcomes of this treatment approach continue to need evaluation. This study examines factors associated with relapse and retention during buprenorphine treatment in a sample of opioid dependent outpatients.