CocaineTreatment: Coacaine Treatment

Description Format Details Source

Description

Relapse/no relapse responses to three different treatments for cocaine addiction

Format

A dataset with 72 observations on the following 2 variables.

Drug Treatment drug: Desipramine, Lithium, or Placebo
Relapse Did the patient relapse? no or yes

Details

Data from an experiment to investigate the effectiveness of the two drugs, desipramine and lithium, in the treatment of cocaine addiction. Subjects (cocaine addicts seeking treatment) were randomly assigned to take one of the treatment drugs or a placebo. The response variable is whether or not the subject relapsed (went back to using cocaine) after the treatment.

Source

Gawin, F., et.al., "Desipramine Facilitation of Initial Cocaine Abstinence", Archives of General Psychiatry, 1989; 46(2): 117 - 121.


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