Author | Christina Brezing, MD

Articles

Treatment for Cannabis Use Disorders: A Case Report

August 02, 2017

It is vital that psychiatrists are able to identify and characterize cannabis use disorders; provide education; and offer effective, evidence-based treatments. This article provides a brief overview of each of these topics.

Opioid Use Disorder: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment

April 30, 2015

While opioid dependence is among the most severe and lethal of addictions, it also has the most effective medication treatments. The authors provide 2 case vignettes and a step-by-step process for clinical decision making.

Emerging and Current Issues in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

December 18, 2014

Given the pervasiveness of substance use disorders, the information provided here is relevant not only for addiction psychiatrists, but all mental health providers and primary care physicians.