Diagnosing and treating opioid dependence

J Fam Pract. 2012 Oct;61(10):588-97.


The surge in opioid abuse highlights the importance of questioning patients about their use of prescription analgesics--and knowing when and how to intervene.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / rehabilitation*
  • Risk Factors