Prescription opioid use among addictions treatment patients: nonmedical use for pain relief vs. other forms of nonmedical use.

@article{Bohnert2013PrescriptionOU,
  title={Prescription opioid use among addictions treatment patients: nonmedical use for pain relief vs. other forms of nonmedical use.},
  author={Amy S. B. Bohnert and Anna M Eisenberg and Lauren K Whiteside and Amanda B Price and Sean Esteban McCabe and Mark Andrew Ilgen},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={1776-81}
}
BACKGROUND Differences between those who engage in nonmedical prescription opioid use for reasons other than pain relief and those who engage in nonmedical use for reasons related to pain only are not well understood. METHODS Adults in a residential treatment program participated in a cross-sectional self-report survey. Participants reported whether they used opioids for reasons other than pain relief (e.g., help sleep, improve mood, or relieve stress). Within those with past-month nonmedical… CONTINUE READING

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