Medication-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

20:00 EDT 1 May 2019 | JAMA

In this Viewpoint the president of NAM and the former CEO of AAAS emphasize the importance of approaching opioid use disorder (OUD) as a chronic brain disease and of using evidence-based FDA-approved interventions to manage it, urging clinicians to overcome any personal biases that might interfere with provision of evidence-based care to help patients with OUD recover from their addiction.

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