Prescription Opioid Use among Adults with Mental Health Disorders in the United States

@article{Davis2017PrescriptionOU,
  title={Prescription Opioid Use among Adults with Mental Health Disorders in the United States},
  author={M. Davis and L. Lin and Haiyin Liu and B. Sites},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={407 - 417}
}
  • M. Davis, L. Lin, +1 author B. Sites
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
  • Background: The extent to which adults with mental health disorders in the United States receive opioids has not been adequately reported. [...] Key Method Methods: We performed a cross‐sectional study of a nationally representative sample of the noninstitutionalized U.S. adult population from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. We examined the relationship between mental health (mood and anxiety) disorders and prescription opioid use (defined as receiving at least 2 prescriptions in a calendar year).Expand Abstract
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