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On my own terms: Motivations for self-treating opioid-use disorder with non-prescribed buprenorphine.

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Summary of "On my own terms: Motivations for self-treating opioid-use disorder with non-prescribed buprenorphine."

The opioid overdose crisis in the United States has prompted an expansion of treatment services, including pharmacotherapy with buprenorphine. However, many people who use illicit opioids (PWUIO) self-treat their opioid-use disorder (OUD) with non-prescribed buprenorphine (NPB) in lieu of attending formal treatment. The present study aims to qualitatively understand motivations of people who are self-treating their OUD with NPB.

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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 107958

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