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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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Key issues about geriatric bipolar disorder -- epidemiology, assessment, medical and psychiatric comorbidity, and treatment -- are the focus.

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Who hasn’t been at a public gathering and, after identifying yourself as a psychiatrist, heard someone respond nervously, “Can you read my mind?” Just as Thanksgiving can be compromised by family conflict, being a psychiatrist can at times feel like a curse in our public lives.

Here: the case for training residents to conduct evaluations of impairments in patients with chronic mental health issues.

This volume is written from an emerging edge of basic science —- and will reward, a clinical readership.

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