Excess Leads to Excess –

Jan. 22, 2018 – “Understanding differences in risk for opioid misuse across various patient populations and clinical contexts is critical in informing the creation of narrowly tailored guidelines, clinical decision making, and the national conversation on this topic.” “Our results indicate that each additional week of medication use, every refill is an important maker of risk for abuse or dependence,” said co-first author Denis Agniel, Ph.D., a statistician at the RAND Corporation and a part-time lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at HMS.
Full Story @ PsychCentral.com


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