Death Ambivalence and Treatment Seeking: Suicidality in Opiate Addiction.

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Summary of "Death Ambivalence and Treatment Seeking: Suicidality in Opiate Addiction."

Rates of suicide and opiate overdose have recently skyrocketed in the United States. In light of impulsivity and impaired motivation common in people with substance use disorders, suicidality is common in addiction.


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Name: Current treatment options in psychiatry
ISSN: 2196-3061
Pages: 291-300


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