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QD: News Every Day--Methadone's mortality risks far outweigh its rate of prescribing

screening and monitoring for substance abuse and mental health problems. --prescribing only the quantity needed based on the expected length of pain.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Paydays can lead to riskier behavior, death

QD: News Every Day--Paydays can lead to riskier behavior, death. Paydays increase mortality for a week because they fund behaviors that lead to traffic fatalities, heart attacks and substance abuse,
November 2020

New drug use screening tool

New drug use screening tool. Did the National Institute on Drug Abuse deliberately release its new drug screening tool on 4/20?
November 2020

Treat addicted patients for the long-term

Mark S. Gold, MD, knows how difficult it is to identify and treat substance abuse in primary care. ... Once you've identified the patient with a substance abuse problem, the question is how to treat.
June 2009

Patient safety and suppositions

prescriptions in cases when the medicines don't work and (c) not ignore pain treatment as we try and address substance abuse.
November 2020

Making opiates safe, efficient in the office

A history of previous substance abuse raises the risk for prescription opiate abuse, Dr. ... care setting to prescribe chronic opiates to patients who have ongoing substance abuse, even if they have a clear source of somatic pain, Dr.
June 2012

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men

The CDC analyzed rates of fatal drug overdoses and drug misuse- or abuse-related ED visits among women using data from the National Vital Statistics System (1999-2010) and the Drug ... The prominent involvement of psychotherapeutic drugs, such as
November 2020

States aim to limit opioid prescriptions

Health Aff (Millwood). 2016;35:1324-32. [PMID: 27335101] doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1496. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. ... Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health
October 2016

Post-war, vets face new battle with PTSD

Alcoholism and substance abuse increase the chances, as well, since PTSD sufferers often self-medicate with alcohol or drugs, Dr. ... Kroenke. “If you find that the patient isn't cutting down after you've told them this, they may need to get into some
September 2008

Asking right questions key to detecting abuse

Mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse and suicide have also been associated with IPV, experts said. ... This kind of abuse is damaging on its own, and can eventually lead to physical abuse.
March 2009

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