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Human Studies

2020 Mar 02

JAMA Netw Open



Association of Opioids Prescribed to Family Members With Opioid Overdose Among Adolescents and Young Adults.


Nguyen AP, Glanz JM, Narwaney KJ, Binswanger IA
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 02; 3(3):e201018.
PMID: 32219404.


Family members are cited as a common source of prescription opioids used for nonmedical reasons. However, the overdose risk associated with exposure to opioids prescribed to family members among adolescents and young adults is not well established.