Prescription drug abuse: some considerations in evaluating policy responses.

Abstract

Although psychotherapeutics are among the most tightly regulated commodities in the world, some small but significant number are regularly diverted from legitimate use for the purpose of sustaining abuse and dependence. Contemporary concerns about such diversion have prompted renewed interest in methods to curb physicians' prescriptive authority and monitor… (More)

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@article{Wilford1991PrescriptionDA, title={Prescription drug abuse: some considerations in evaluating policy responses.}, author={Bonnie B. Wilford}, journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs}, year={1991}, volume={23 4}, pages={343-8} }