The Role of Family in Youth Opioid Misuse: A Literature Review

  title={The Role of Family in Youth Opioid Misuse: A Literature Review},
  author={Lovdeep Kaur and Eman Tadros and Rikki Patton},
  journal={The Family Journal},
  pages={429 - 442}
Objective: With the opioid epidemic reaching declared a public health emergency in recent years, a synthesis of recent knowledge outlining the impact of opioid use disorders on youth and families is needed. To this aim, this exploratory literature review examined how the role of family is discussed in research on youth opioid misuse, with the goal of acting as a springboard for further research and treatment development that could mitigate the negative impacts opioids are having on families and… Expand
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