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This systematic review examines pharmacotherapy for adults with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in outpatient settings, aiming to assess efficacy, comparative effectiveness, and harms of specific medications, as well as evidence...  Read More

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This course looks at the effectiveness of pharmacotherapeutic interventions with patients who are diagnosed with Opioid Use Disorder. The meta-analysis includes more than 70 studies and discusses findings of this...  Read More

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Non-prescribing therapists are crucial to the effective and safe use of psychiatric medications by their clients. In contrast to clinicians who focus primarily on medications, therapists generally spend more time...  Read More

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This course looks at the prevalence of alcohol use disorder (AUD) in the United States. It underlines the necessity of pharmacotherapy as a treatment option for AUD, as well as...  Read More

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Gambling disorder is a behavioral addiction associated with impairments in value-based decision-making and cognitive control. These functions are thought to be regulated by dopamine within fronto-striatal circuits, but the role...  Read More

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Substance use disorder (SUD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently co-occur, and the presence of ADHD complicates the treatment of the addiction. Pharmacotherapy is a potent intervention in childhood and adult...  Read More

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This course examines medical aspects of stimulant use disorders. It includes: toxicity, addiction, and other adverse reactions, intoxication, clinical manifestations and medical management, identification and management of medical complications, identification...  Read More

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This course examine the treatment for stimulant use disorders. It includes: current stimulant use in the united states, importance of science in building future treatments, substance use disorders neurobiology, the...  Read More

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This course examines a systematic review of pharmacotherapies for stimulant use disorders conducted by the department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration. It includes: antidepressants, antipsychotics, psychostimulants, cognitive enhancing drugs,...  Read More

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This course examines the expanding use of Kratom in the US through two articles. The drug has similar effects to both opioids and stimulants depending upon preparation. The active ingredient...  Read More

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This TIP is about using FDA approved medications to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Part 3 of this TIP describes general principles of OUD pharmacotherapy and discusses medication formulations, indications,...  Read More

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TIP 63 provides a clinical overview of three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as well as addresses other strategies useful in the management of this...  Read More

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This TIP discusses Medical Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction. Addiction is a chronic, treatable illness. Opioid addiction often requires continuing care for effective treatment rather than an episodic, acute-care...  Read More

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This course examines pain management and ways to reduce chances of the patient developing OUD by using other methods for treating pain. It includes: the scope of the problem of...  Read More

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Drugs of Abuse 2020 4.25 credits

This course outlines all the major current drugs of abuse, and drugs of concern. It explains the DEA’s process of Drug Scheduling, with tables of drugs for each schedule. It...  Read More

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This course is a review of pharmacotherapy and medication literature for adolescents. It examines pharmacologic treatments (MAT) for adolescent substance use. It addresses pharmacological intervention research, Ecological Momentary Assessment, current...  Read More

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This course discusses the role of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of substance use disorder in adolescents. Various medications are examined, in a wide range of addictions, including Tobacco Use Disorder...  Read More

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This course discusses cocaine, hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. It includes: what is cocaine, the scope of cocaine use in the US, how cocaine is used, how cocaine produces its effects,...  Read More

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This course covers Heroin and prescription Opioids. It includes: what heroin is and how it is used, the scope of heroin in the US, the effects of heroin on the...  Read More

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This course examines the misuse of steroids and other APED’s. It includes: an explanation of the different types of APED’s, the history of anabolic steroid use, users and misusers of...  Read More

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