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Buprenorphine for Maintenance in Opioid Dependency

Patients receiving buprenorphine face stigmatization in their recovery programs and pressure to discontinue their medications. For physicians, it is crucial to remain objective and to make the right decision for these patients.

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This psychiatrist takes notice when he hears public remarks by celebrities on their alleged psychiatric illnesses. A perfect example is when Jerry Seinfeld claimed he was “a bit autistic” to Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News.

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