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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.
July 12, 2018
Although these medication-assisted treatments have been approved by the FDA and have strong empiric evidence for superior outcomes, it is important to know the good and the bad.
May 30, 2018
The short vignettes in this quiz highlight the importance of understanding the delicate balance between risks and benefits when prescribing opioids.
February 02, 2018
More than 6 out of 10 deaths involve prescribed opioids. The authors address guidelines for who should (and who should not) receive a naloxone prescription.
January 30, 2018
While opioid use disorders are more common in younger patients, prevalence among the elderly is growing.
April 10, 2017
A psychiatrist realizes he is completely powerless against his patient's opiate addiction.
January 27, 2017
The overprescription of opioid analgesics has resulted in the growing use of heroin. Right?
December 01, 2016
Two recent clinical trials of opioid medication for depression and suicidality highlight the role of brain opioid systems in depression.
June 22, 2016
A new CDC guideline on prescribing opioids for chronic pain has only added to the media attention being focused on opioid abuse and addiction. But what does the guideline really offer?
June 17, 2015
As clinicians, we can only imagine what happens when patients terminate treatment. Thoughts from an addiction psychiatry fellow.