Substance Abuse

May, 2010 | Vol: 8 Issue: 5

In this issue


Suboxone Treatment Agreement

Download and print this contract for your patients on Suboxone

Suboxone: An Overview

Opioid drugs represent one of the great triumphs of medicine, because they are extremely effective at relieving pain. Since the 1960s, multiple forms of synthetic opioids have been introduced, including such wellknown drugs as hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone (Percocet, Oxycontin).

A Primer on Drug Testing

If you are a typical psychiatrist practicing in a setting other than a substance abuse clinic, chances are good that you rarely order drug testing on most of your patients. But should you be doing this more?

Learning Objective

Learning Objectives, May 2010

This CME/CE activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists and other health care professionals with an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.

Expert QA

Research Update