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FDA approves buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence

May 27, 2016

The FDA announced May 26 that it approved Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance and treatment of opioid dependence.

Probuphine, marketed by Titan Pharmaceuticals and Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, is intended to provide a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine for 6 months in patients who are already stable on low to moderate doses of other forms of the same drug and as part of a comprehensive treatment program, according to a press release from the FDA.

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VIDEO: Using behavioral therapy to improve substance use disorder medication adherence

May 26, 2016
ATLANTA — In this video, Edward Nunes, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, explains how to use…
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Incarcerated women struggling to receive adequate medical care

May 26, 2016
Incarcerated women have a disproportionately higher rate of mental health and substance abuse issues than the general population, and most reported negative experiences…
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VIDEO: Benefits, challenges of psychiatric intervention programs implemented in ED

May 23, 2016
ATLANTA — Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and medical director of re:solve Crisis Network, explains how…
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Synthetic Cannabinoids, Synthetic Cathinones, and Other Emerging Drugs of Abuse

Psychiatric Annals, December 2013, Volume 43 Issue 12
The past decade has seen the emergence of new drugs of abuse in the United States. Most of these are variations of…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Jan 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include an interactive assessment tool for auditory hallucinations, eating disorders and spirituality in college…
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VIDEO: Viewing addiction as a chronic illness will lead to better outcomes

March 8, 2016
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FDA approves buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence

May 27, 2016
The FDA announced May 26 that it approved Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance and treatment of opioid…

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VIDEO: Using behavioral therapy to improve substance use disorder medication adherence

May 26, 2016
ATLANTA — In this video, Edward Nunes, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital…

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Incarcerated women struggling to receive adequate medical care

May 26, 2016
Incarcerated women have a disproportionately higher rate of mental health and substance abuse issues than the general population, and most reported…

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VIDEO: Benefits, challenges of psychiatric intervention programs implemented in ED

May 23, 2016
ATLANTA — Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and medical director of re:solve Crisis…

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Alcohol intake increases risk for HCC in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis

May 23, 2016
Alcohol consumption — including light-to-moderate — was associated with an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among patients…

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VIDEO: APA assembly addresses transgender bathroom laws, EHR confidentiality and more

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — Elspeth "Cam" Ritchie, MD, MPH, of the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists, discusses proposals and action papers reviewed…

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Public health, mental health efforts are mutually beneficial

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — During the William C. Menninger memorial convocation lecture here, Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, reaffirmed the…

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Marriage reduces risk for alcohol use disorder, particularly in those at highest risk

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA — First marriage had protective effects on risk for alcohol use disorder, especially among individuals with high familial risk for…

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VIDEO: Recent neurobiology findings indicate commonality between substance abuse, depression

May 15, 2016
ATLANTA — Anthony Grace, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh, discusses the basic neurobiology of systems involved with substance abuse and…

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VIDEO: Research shows lasting effects of persistent marijuana use in teens

May 14, 2016
ATLANTA — Alecia Dager, PhD, of Yale School of Medicine and Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Hartford, Connecticut, discusses results…

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