SAN DIEGO—Medication treatments such as buprenorphine can make a difference for patients with opioid addiction if they are part of a comprehensive care plan, Arwen Podesta, MD, said at Psych Congress 2019.
SAN DIEGO—The opioid withdrawal drug lofexidine demonstrated statistically significant efficacy across a half-dozen patient- and clinician-reported outcomes during the first 7 days after immediate opioid cessation, according to study presented at…
SAN DIEGO—Prescribers who may be seeing an increase in patients with stimulant use disorders are still left relying on off-label treatment options with limited evidence of effectiveness, a researcher told a Psych Congress audience.
SAN DIEGO—Mental health clinicians will likely be taking on many more patients with opioid use disorder, as 40% of primary care providers will not accept any new patients who take opioids, an expert said at Psych Congress 2019.
E-cigarettes can be considered “safer” than traditional cigarettes, but a lack of research around their long-term use should prevent them from being considered “safe” in general, CDC Office on Smoking and Health deputy director of research Brian King, PhD, MPH said.