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Integrate mental health into medical practice

Wender. Care navigation and coordination are key components of a current grant program from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
April 2011

QD: News Every Day--Stimulant use prevalent during medical school

Almost one in five medical students has used psychostimulants with or without a prescription at least once in their lifetime, with more than...
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Painkiller abuse rises in young men, declines in teens

QD: News Every Day--Painkiller abuse rises in young men, declines in teens. ... However, any abuse of painkillers among people ages 12 to 17 decreased by 15%.
November 2020

Medical schools respond to the opioid epidemic

Students also will be asked to place substance abuse disorders within a chronic disease framework and recognize their own internal biases as well as social stigmas against affected patients. ... Heit emphasized. “All patients have risks with
January 2017

Maximum frustration of opiate demands

As authorities have cracked down on prescription drug abuse in recent years, users who have become addicted to the pills have switched to heroin.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internal medicine seeks to delay duty hour restrictions

Pain medicine abuse. Massachusetts regulators approved an online database of pain medication prescriptions designed to prevent addicts from doctor shopping.
November 2020

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use

But heroin and other opiate abuse is hardly new, and preventing death and disease from its use isn't rocket science. ... Given that naloxone has no abuse potential and is very safe, this should be made available without a prescription.
November 2020

Mental health needs integration into the primary care setting

The relative risk of six common psychiatric conditions includes panic disorder, 1.9; major depressive order, 1.7; alcohol abuse/dependence, 2.0; personality disorders, 4.0; schizophrenia, 2.6; and ... Multidisciplinary team approach to treatment is most
November 2020

Teaching empathy in medicine, lessons from an IV drug abuser

We've all heard the excuse or explanation that “It's society's fault,” to explain someone's failure. We hear expressions like this often whe...
November 2020

Compression of disability should be everyone's health goal

What are you doing to maintain vigor as long as feasible? James F. Fries, MD, wrote a classic article in the New England Journal of Medicine...
November 2020

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