Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Long-term Concurrent Use of Stimulants and Opioids Among Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
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About the Course:
The objective of the study discussed in this article is to assess the prevalence and secular trends of long-term use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD by assessing Medicaid Analytics eXtract data from 29 states between 1999 and 2010. This study provides insight and knowledge to the field given that there is little data currently available about long-term use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD.
Yu-Jung “Jenny” Wei, Ph.D; Yanmin Zhu, Ph.D; Wei Liu, PhD, MD; Regina Bussing, MD; Almut G. Winterstein, PhD
About the Authors:
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville
Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville
Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration
Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
Department of Epidemiology, College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
To identify and describe the prevalence and secular trends of, and the factors associated with, long-term concurrent use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD.
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