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treatment matching

Using patient profiles and preferences to individualize and optimize therapeutic regimens for patients (e.g., in the management of psychiatric or substance abuse disorders).
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The present data may inform future prospective studies focused on comorbid MDD, AUD, and/or PTSD in the context of treatment matching and satisfaction with care.
2005) The Potential of Treatment Matching For Subgroups of Patients With Chronic Pain: Lumping Versus Splitting.
Meanwhile it would seem that the most ethical (and perhaps also the most effective) approach to alcoholism treatment matching is one of consumer advocacy: to provide individuals with full and accurate information about the nature and effectiveness of the alternatives available to them.
Finally, patient-specific treatment matching also may enhance acamprosate's efficacy.
A comparison of these treatments in a wait-list controlled trial may have important conceptual and applied implications and could eventually lead to the establishment of treatment matching guideline.

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