Substance Use Disorders

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Strong link between depression rates, opioid-related deaths

October 15, 2018
In the Journals

Prevalence of common mental disorders high among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans

October 12, 2018
Past deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan was linked to higher rates of common mental disorders and probable PTSD among ex-military service personnel in the United Kingdom…

Doctors say opioid bill ‘great first step,’ more forward-planning needed

October 1, 2018
On Sept. 28, legislation that would likely allocate billions to fight the opioid crisis passed the House, according to a House Energy Committee press release. Though…
In the Journals

Buprenorphine uptake increases as more physicians receive waivers

September 28, 2018
As the number of physicians qualified to provide buprenorphine treatment rose, buprenorphine prescriptions and spending covered by Medicaid increased significantly…
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Factors that Determine a Psychiatric Admission: Role of the Psychiatrist

Psychiatric Annals, January 2018, Volume 48 Issue 1
The decision to hospitalize a patient exhibiting signs of psychiatric distress is made as a last resort after…
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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: Using naloxone for lay opioid overdose reversal

June 8, 2016
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