National Prescription Drug Threat Assessment 2009
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National Prescription Drug Threat Assessment 2009

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This assessment focuses primarily on domestic diversion of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs). It examines current nonmedical use of prescription-type psychotherapeutic drugs (opioid pain relievers, tranquilizers, sedatives, or stimulants) and discusses their distribution, the societal impact of CPD diversion and abuse, and Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) that have been established legislatively in many states to stem CPD diversion and abuse. This assessment also examines... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 22, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 12, 2013
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Submitter: Paul Bowdre
Keywords: opioid pain relievers, tranquilizers, sedatives, Prescription Drugs, stimulants, Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
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Language: English
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