Harmen Beurmanjer

Chapter 1 General Introduction 7
Chapter 2 Unity in diversity: a systematic review on context of use and subgroups of GHB-users. 19
Chapter 3 A qualitative approach in understanding illness perception and treatment needs in patients with GHB use disorder. 35
Chapter 4 Cognitive impairments in patients with GHB use disorder predict relapse in GHB use. 49
Chapter 5 Tapering with pharmaceutical GHB or benzodiazepines for detoxification in GHB-dependent patients: a matched-subjects observational study of treatment-as-usual in Belgium and the Netherlands. 63
Chapter 6 Baclofen to prevent relapse in gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)-dependent patients: a multicentre, open-label, non-randomized, controlled trial. 77
Chapter 7 Summary and Discussion 89
References 105
Nederlandse samenvatting en discussie 117
Dankwoord (Acknowledgements) 133
Publications and grants 139
Curriculum Vitae 145
Supplements 149