Managing the Risk of Prescription Drug Abuse
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 6, June 2012
Burns Woodward, MD
Private practice of psychiatry, Norwood and Newton, Massachusetts
Dr. Woodward has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.
We’ve all been taught not to prescribe addictive drugs to patients who will abuse them, but in the real world it is not always easy to tell who those patients are or to manage the resulting problems.