Tag: <span>opiates</span>

Opiates Worsening Depression

When Prescribing Opiates is Problematic “Research indicates (Grattan, A. Sullivan, M. et al. Depression and Prescription Opioid Misuse Among Chronic Opioid Therapy Recipients With No History of Substance Abuse. Fam Med. 2012;10(4):304-311) that moderately and severely depressed patients are more likely to abuse opioid medications for their non-pain symptoms. Patients readily learn to treat depression …

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How Much Treatment

Few injured workers truly want psychological care due to social embarrassment and cultural bias, but of those who seek care, …
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Going Both Ways

Going Both Ways

“Going Both Ways” I have often discussed the impact of delayed care and procedure approval on injured workers. …
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A Night in the Life

It is contrast to see once productive individuals suddenly spend days in nonproductive pursuits, becoming increasingly deconditioned, …
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