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

Tamper-resistant oxycodone does not affect overall opioid use, harm
January 11, 2018
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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

New APA guidelines aim to improve treatment outcomes for alcohol use disorder

January 5, 2018
The American Psychiatric Association has released new practice guidelines for the treatment of alcohol use disorder that focus on improving treatment outcomes and…
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Prevalence of alcohol use disorder not increasing in the US

January 4, 2018
The rate of alcohol use and alcohol use disorders did not significantly increase among adults in the U.S. between 2002 and 2014, according to a research letter published…
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Harm-Reduction Strategies for Injection Drug Use

Psychiatric Annals, January 2017, Volume 47 Issue 1
People who inject drugs (PWIDs) (of whom there are approximately 16 million worldwide) are at a high risk for severe…
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The Time Has Come: Identification and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

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

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2.4 million people suffered from opioid use disorder…
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VIDEO: How cannabis policies will affect psychiatric practice

September 18, 2017
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