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The Resource Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

Label
Prescription Drug Abuse
Title
Prescription Drug Abuse
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The reference shelf
Series volume
volume 89, number 5
Label
Prescription Drug Abuse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index
Contents
  • 1: Pain and anxiety in America -- National disorder: treating chronic conditions -- Taking on the scourge of opioids / Sally Sartel -- How prescription-drug abuse unleashed a heroin epidemic / Kevin D. Williamson -- The truth about prescription pills: one writer's story of anxiety and addiction / Kelley McMillan -- Almost half of all opioid misuse starts with a friend of family member's prescription / Roni Dengler --Yes, benzos are bad for you / Allen Frances -- Casualties of the VA / David French -- War on prescription drugs: what if you depend on opioids to live a decent life? / S.E. Smith
  • 2: Drugs for young and old -- Spectrum of risk -- Prescription drug abuse among older adults is harder to detect / Constance Gustke -- Old and overmedicated: the real drug problem in nursing homes / Ina Jaffe and Robert Benincasa -- Fatal friendships: what happens when women share drugs on Facebook / Jill DiDonato -- College students aren't the only ones abusing Adderall / Emma Pierson -- Smack epidemic / L. Jon Wertheim -- US child opioid overdoses increased over past two decades, research finds / Jessica Glenza -- The hefty price of "sturdy drug" misuse on college campuses / Linda Begdache -- Risky alone, deadly together / Kimperly Kindy and Dan Keating
  • 3: Doctors, big pharma and the gateway to abuse -- The prescription drug business -- The selling of Attention Deficit Disorder / Alan Schwarz -- When the mailman unwittingly becomes a drug dealer / Arian Campo-Flores and Jon Kamp -- Alison's story: how $750,000 in drug "treatment" destroyed her life / Warren Richey -- Drug-company payments mirror doctors' brand-name prescribing / Charles Ornstein, Ryann Grochowski Jones, and Mike Tigas -- Opioid Rx abuse probe sees a record 31 doctors hit with sanctions in New Jersey / Elizabeth Llorente
  • 4: A search for solutions - treatment -- Treatment and wellness -- A primary care doctor delves into the opioid epidemic / Monique Tello -- The doctors who started the opioid epidemic / Paul A. Offit -- Can we curb the opioid abuse epidemic by rethinking chronic pain? / Richard Gunderman -- The painkillers that could end the opioid crisis / Adam Piore -- How medical marijuana could help end the opioid epidemic / Eric Killelea -- What's really causing the prescription drug crisis? / Johann Hari -- After medical marijuana legalized, Medicare prescriptions drop for many drugs / Shefali Luthra
  • 5: A search for solutions - policy -- The policy approach: restricting supply and legalizing treatment -- Researchers use black-market drug website to guage public health / Felice J. Freyer -- Are pharmeceutical companies to blame for the opioid epidemic? / Alana Semuels -- Ohio sues five drugmakers, saying they fueled opioid crisis / Jeanne Whalen -- Congress probes West Virginia opioid shipments / Eric Eyre -- States require opioid prescribers to check for "doctor shopping" / Christine Vestal -- Bibliography -- Websites -- Index
Control code
sky290511141
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
215 pages :
Isbn
9781682174555
Isbn Type
(v. 89, no. 5)
Label
Prescription Drug Abuse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index
Contents
  • 1: Pain and anxiety in America -- National disorder: treating chronic conditions -- Taking on the scourge of opioids / Sally Sartel -- How prescription-drug abuse unleashed a heroin epidemic / Kevin D. Williamson -- The truth about prescription pills: one writer's story of anxiety and addiction / Kelley McMillan -- Almost half of all opioid misuse starts with a friend of family member's prescription / Roni Dengler --Yes, benzos are bad for you / Allen Frances -- Casualties of the VA / David French -- War on prescription drugs: what if you depend on opioids to live a decent life? / S.E. Smith
  • 2: Drugs for young and old -- Spectrum of risk -- Prescription drug abuse among older adults is harder to detect / Constance Gustke -- Old and overmedicated: the real drug problem in nursing homes / Ina Jaffe and Robert Benincasa -- Fatal friendships: what happens when women share drugs on Facebook / Jill DiDonato -- College students aren't the only ones abusing Adderall / Emma Pierson -- Smack epidemic / L. Jon Wertheim -- US child opioid overdoses increased over past two decades, research finds / Jessica Glenza -- The hefty price of "sturdy drug" misuse on college campuses / Linda Begdache -- Risky alone, deadly together / Kimperly Kindy and Dan Keating
  • 3: Doctors, big pharma and the gateway to abuse -- The prescription drug business -- The selling of Attention Deficit Disorder / Alan Schwarz -- When the mailman unwittingly becomes a drug dealer / Arian Campo-Flores and Jon Kamp -- Alison's story: how $750,000 in drug "treatment" destroyed her life / Warren Richey -- Drug-company payments mirror doctors' brand-name prescribing / Charles Ornstein, Ryann Grochowski Jones, and Mike Tigas -- Opioid Rx abuse probe sees a record 31 doctors hit with sanctions in New Jersey / Elizabeth Llorente
  • 4: A search for solutions - treatment -- Treatment and wellness -- A primary care doctor delves into the opioid epidemic / Monique Tello -- The doctors who started the opioid epidemic / Paul A. Offit -- Can we curb the opioid abuse epidemic by rethinking chronic pain? / Richard Gunderman -- The painkillers that could end the opioid crisis / Adam Piore -- How medical marijuana could help end the opioid epidemic / Eric Killelea -- What's really causing the prescription drug crisis? / Johann Hari -- After medical marijuana legalized, Medicare prescriptions drop for many drugs / Shefali Luthra
  • 5: A search for solutions - policy -- The policy approach: restricting supply and legalizing treatment -- Researchers use black-market drug website to guage public health / Felice J. Freyer -- Are pharmeceutical companies to blame for the opioid epidemic? / Alana Semuels -- Ohio sues five drugmakers, saying they fueled opioid crisis / Jeanne Whalen -- Congress probes West Virginia opioid shipments / Eric Eyre -- States require opioid prescribers to check for "doctor shopping" / Christine Vestal -- Bibliography -- Websites -- Index
Control code
sky290511141
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
215 pages :
Isbn
9781682174555
Isbn Type
(v. 89, no. 5)

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