Substance Use Disorder

American Psychiatric Association Proposes <I>DSM-5</I> Coding Change for Opioid Withdrawal

American Psychiatric Association Proposes DSM-5 Coding Change for Opioid Withdrawal

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The proposal addresses inappropriate ICD-10-CM coding options for withdrawal from opioids, sedatives, or stimulants.

Substance Use Disorder Rates Up in Childbearing Women

Substance Use Disorder Rates Up in Childbearing Women

Between 2005 and 2014, the prevalence of chronic conditions increased across all segments of the childbearing population, including substance use disorder.

Motivational Interview Intervention Reduces Opioid Overdose

Motivational Interview Intervention Reduces Opioid Overdose

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A motivational interviewing intervention delivered by trained counselors reduced the rate of opioid overdoses in participants with opioid use disorder.

Long-Term Pharmacotherapy Strategies for Substance Use Disorder Management

Long-Term Pharmacotherapy Strategies for Substance Use Disorder Management

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New pharmacotherapies in combination with psychotherapy and counseling have proven effective in preventing relapse.

Substance Use Disorder, Depressive Symptoms Effectively Treated With Quetiapine-XR

Substance Use Disorder, Depressive Symptoms Effectively Treated With Quetiapine-XR

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Quetiapine-XR may be effective in reducing substance abuse in patients with comorbid bipolar disorder.

Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Recommendations

Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Recommendations

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Substance Use Disorder is a chronic medical condition, and should be treated like one.

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

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A targeted form of CBT is effective in treating chronic pain and substance use disorder in veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.

Sudden-Onset Amnesia Seen With Opioid Abuse

Sudden-Onset Amnesia Seen With Opioid Abuse

Short-term memory loss may be yet another price of America's opioid addiction epidemic.

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