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Setting the Stage for Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid-dependent patients presenting to an emergency department for other medical reasons are more likely to pursue addiction treatment if this therapy is initiated during their emergency care stay. What is the therapy?

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Mobile health interventions are helpful to patients receiving medications that reduce cravings, but what about adherence-focused monitoring?

The State of Addiction Psychiatry

The articles in this Special Report provide a broad, cross-cutting perspective on the current state of addiction psychiatry, insofar as it may pertain to your own clinical practice.

In clinical terms, one of the most distinguishing diagnostic features of addictive disorders is that those affected continually and repeatedly revert to their addictive behaviors, despite the devastating negative and adverse consequences.

This brief communication highlights clinically applicable information and take-home points presented at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting.

This brief communication highlights the importance of genetic predictors and moderators of treatment research in the field of substance use.

Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.

There probably isn't anyone who is not a Robin Williams fan and admired his wonderful talent. Everybody experiences his loss and death as something personal. More in this podcast.

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