Examination of Cumulative Effects of Early Adolescent Depression on Cannabis and Alcohol Use Disorder in Late Adolescence in a Community-Based CohortAddiction, 2017 This report discusses the prospective cohort study conducted by University of Washington researchers. It focuses on the link between depression in adolescence and likelihood of cannabis use disorder and alcohol use... read more
Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid UseNational Academy of Sciences, 2017 This consensus study report discusses the benefits and potential harms of prescription opioids in contemporary society. The Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse performed a... read more
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