Burden and Nutritional Deficiencies in Opiate Addiction- Systematic Review Article

@inproceedings{Nabipour2014BurdenAN,
  title={Burden and Nutritional Deficiencies in Opiate Addiction- Systematic Review Article},
  author={Sepideh Nabipour and Mas AYU SAID and Mohd HUSSAIN HABIL},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2014}
}
Addiction to the illicit and prescribed use of opiate is an alarming public health issue. Studies on addictive disorders have demonstrated severe nutritional deficiencies in opiate abusers with behavioral, physiological and cognitive symptoms. Opiate addiction is also link with a significant number of diseases including Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and other blood borne diseases generally stem from the use of needles to inject heroin. The use of medication… CONTINUE READING
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