Panelists Jonathan Grand; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Philip Barbour; Jac A. Charlier, MPA; and Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD, highlight the political and personal side of drug abuse, and discuss examples of success in approaching opioid abuse in several states.
Panelists Jac A. Charlier, MPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Phillip Barbour; Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD; and Jonathan Grand describe the role of pilot medication-assisted treatment programs and how they are funded.
Scott Sigman, MD, discusses recent study results that show more people become dependent on prescription drugs following surgery than previously thought – which is why his involvement in the Choices Matter program is so important.
Veterans who misuse painkillers often next turn to heroin, according to a study conducted over 10 years that included nearly 3,400 military veterans. Soldiers, due to their unique experiences, are at particular risk for addiction.
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Jac A. Charlier, MPA; Phillip Barbour; Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD; and Jonathan Grand outline the decision making process for substance abuse treatment and its effect on treatment decisions for re-entry programs for recovering substance abuse patients.
“We have shown for the first time that the correlation between ADHD symptoms and binge eating in women depends mainly on a common hereditary susceptibility for the two disorders,” Johansson Capusan explained. “Much of the correlation between alcohol dependence and ADHD can also be explained by genetic factors."