Opioids and Medications to Treat Opioid Dependence

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Case description

In this video you learn some information about treating opioid dependence. At the beginning speaker shows some statistics about deaths caused by overdosing opioids, painkillers and heroin. Then there is and overview of information related to prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support. In the next part there are some basic information about opioids and opiates with its historical context. Speaker continues with discussing mechanism of addiction and tolerance, opioid withdrawal syndrome and medications with its mechanism used for treatment opioid dependence.

tags: opioid dependence tolerance overdosing opioid abuse