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October 29, 2020
Addiction occurs among doctors at the same rate as the general population. Dr Linville Meadows shares his own story with addiction recovery and rehabilitation.
October 27, 2020
The reported increase in opioid related overdoses, likely fed by the disturbances of COVID-19, necessitates a need for more widely-accessible Naloxone, an emergency life-saving treatment.
A significant proportion of incarcerated individuals struggle with with addiction. So what is being done about it?
October 20, 2020
How can clinicians help patients struggling with addiction, especially during this time when uncovering past traumas might feel impractical?
October 19, 2020
While there are risks for prescribing benzodiazepines and opioids concurrently, experts agree there are times when it may be an appropriate treatment decision.
October 08, 2020
Veterans with chronic pain should consider reducing alcohol usage to combat symptoms.
September 28, 2020
The acute psychotomimetic effect of cannabis is transitory, but evidence indicates that the chronic use, especially if started in adolescence, contributes to the occurrence of schizophrenia.
August 03, 2020
Addiction among older adults is associated with worse medical outcomes and increased economic burden of care. The long-term use of psychoactive substances can result in adverse neurological outcomes even at therapeutic doses.
July 28, 2020
There is evidence in both patients with psychotic disorders and the general population that cannabis use is associated with adverse effects of psychopathology and cognition.
May 18, 2020
This innovative program at Massachusetts General Hospital addresses postoperative pain while preventing relapse in patients a history of opioid use disorder.