QD: News Every Day--Less than 1% of anesthesiology residents had substance abuse disorders during training
15% of all abusers had a prior history of substance abuse before training. ... 28 individuals (7.3%) died during the training period, all related to substance abuse.
QD: News Every Day--Substance abuse treatment rates rise in ambulatory care settings. ... The absolute number of visits for substance abuse increased from 10.6 million in 2001 through 2003 to 18 million in 2007 through 2009 (P=0.006).
Mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse and suicide have also been associated with IPV, experts said. ... This kind of abuse is damaging on its own, and can eventually lead to physical abuse.
Two studies assessed the results of physician-specific substance abuse treatment programs in the U.S. ... Another study in the issue looked at the potential roots of these substance abuse problems, by analyzing the drinking habits of med students.
QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues. ... Without a comprehensive overhaul, millions of baby boomers will likely face difficulties getting diagnoses and treatment for mental health conditions and
Addiction and substance abuse can strike anyone. Over the course of a year, I have an alternating pattern of caffeinated coffee ingestion. ... While the tobacco habit is most common, there's an abundance of alcohol abuse in my practice, which I am sure
Mark S. Gold, MD, knows how difficult it is to identify and treat substance abuse in primary care. ... Once you've identified the patient with a substance abuse problem, the question is how to treat.
Who will safeguard protected health information (e.g., HIV, mental illness, substance abuse) that is stored on portable devices in digital format?
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016;35:1324-32. [PMID: 27335101] doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1496. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. ... Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health
A history of previous substance abuse raises the risk for prescription opiate abuse, Dr. ... care setting to prescribe chronic opiates to patients who have ongoing substance abuse, even if they have a clear source of somatic pain, Dr.