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Frequent business travel linked to poorer mental health outcomes

January 12, 2018
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Tamper-resistant oxycodone does not affect overall opioid use, harm

January 11, 2018
Although a formulation of tamper-resistant, controlled-release oxycodone tablets reduced misuse of pharmaceutical opioids among people who inject drugs, they did not…
In the Journals

Single question may predict risk for opioid misuse

January 11, 2018
A single question that assessed pain catastrophizing — which researchers said was “an exaggerated negative reaction or response to pain, which may include…
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More than two-thirds of individuals who try smoking become daily smokers

January 10, 2018
Approximately 69% of individuals who ever tried a cigarette progressed — at least briefly —to daily smoking, according to a study published in Nicotine and
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Prescription Opioids and Addiction

Psychiatric Annals, October 2015, Volume 45 Issue 10
Why are opioid medications prescribed in large quantities and high frequency when there is little or no proven efficacy…
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Prescription Opioid Medications: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

First, do no harm. In an effort to reduce patients’ suffering from pain, clinicians prescribe opiates. But…
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