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    • Study Looks at Barriers to Getting Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

      Published May 08 2018, 04:47 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Addiction Medicine

      For patients with substance use disorders seen in the emergency department or doctor's office, locating and accessing appropriate treatment all too often poses difficult challenges. Healthcare providers and treatment facility administrators share their views on delays and obstacles to prompt receipt of substance use disorder treatment after referral in a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). This journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • People who use Medical Marijuana More Likely to Use and Misuse Prescription Drugs

      Published Apr 17 2018, 04:16 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Addiction Medicine

      Can medical marijuana help to fight the opioid epidemic? Many believe that it can. But a new study finds that people who use medical marijuana actually have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription drug use—including pain relievers. The study appears in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), published by Wolters Kluwer.

    • New Consensus Document for Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine

      Published Jun 01 2017, 02:30 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Addiction Medicine

      A new Consensus Document from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides practical, evidence-based recommendations on the use of drug testing for identification, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patients with or at risk for substance use disorders (SUDs). The document appears in the May/June issue of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of ASAM. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Pain Linked to Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Use in Young Adults

      Published May 17 2017, 02:30 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Addiction Medicine

      Physical pain—often "self-medicated" without help from healthcare professionals—is an important contributor to non-medical prescription opioid (NMPO) use by young adults, suggests a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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