Substance Use Disorders

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Mixing opioids, cannabis tied to greater anxiety, depression symptoms

Mixing opioids, cannabis tied to greater anxiety, depression symptoms
August 15, 2019

USPSTF: Screen adults, but not children, for illicit drug use

August 13, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued its first draft recommendation that specifically encouraged primary care clinicians to screen all adults for…
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TBI may increase suicide risk among veterans

August 12, 2019
Veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, were twice as likely to die by suicide compared with veterans without history of TBI, findings from a…
In the Journals

Drug use within 3 days sufficient to identify substance abuse disorder in younger teens

July 30, 2019
Questions that assessed frequency of use of alcohol, cannabis and other illicit drugs correctly determined which adolescents had substance use disorders, according to…
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Opioid Use Disorder: Diagnosis and Updated Treatment Options

Psychiatric Annals, August 2018, Volume 48 Issue 8
The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis that has led to an immense number of overdose deaths. It is…
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CME

Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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VIDEO: Behavioral interventions, medication-assisted treatment key to treating opioid addiction

October 23, 2016
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