Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Long-term Concurrent Use of Stimulants and Opioids Among Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

About the Course:

The objective of the study discussed in this article is to assess the prevalence and secular trends of long-term use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD by assessing Medicaid Analytics eXtract data from 29 states between 1999 and 2010. This study provides insight and knowledge to the field given that there is little data currently available about long-term use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD.

Publication Date:

2018

Authors

Yu-Jung “Jenny” Wei, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville

Yanmin Zhu, Ph.D

Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville

Wei Liu, PhD, MD

Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration

Regina Bussing, MD

Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville

Almut G. Winterstein, PhD

Department of Epidemiology, College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To identify and describe the prevalence and secular trends of, and the factors associated with, long-term concurrent use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD.

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Course Number: 102355
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Online
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