Florence Chaverneff, PhD

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Examining the Prevalence and Assessment of Mental Health Disorders in Chronic Pain

Examining the Prevalence and Assessment of Mental Health Disorders in Chronic Pain

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Dr Cosio presented results from a preliminary study examining the prevalence of mental health disorders in veterans with chronic pain.

Opioid Use Disorder Prevalence at Delivery on the Rise in the US, According to CDC

Opioid Use Disorder Prevalence at Delivery on the Rise in the US, According to CDC

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The prevalence of opioid use disorder rose in women delivering at hospitals across 28 US states and the District of Columbia between 1999 and 2014, with quadrupling at the national level during this period.

Deaths After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose: Causes and Risk Factors

Deaths After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose: Causes and Risk Factors

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Causes of death in the year after a nonfatal opioid overdose were often related to substance use disorders, as well as to a range of mental health and medical conditions.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Associated With Reduced Risk for Opioid-Related Deaths

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Associated With Reduced Risk for Opioid-Related Deaths

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Few of the individuals who experience an opioid-related overdose had received treatment for opioid use disorder.

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

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The US Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings to 3 companies selling kratom-containing products with unsubstantiated claims regarding their effectiveness in conditions that include opioid withdrawal and addiction and chronic pain.

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