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An intensive longitudinal examination of topiramate treatment for alcohol use disorder: a secondary analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial

Topiramate is an effective medication for individuals seeking to reduce heavy drinking

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Comparative efficacy of psychosocial interventions for opioid-dependent people receiving methadone maintenance treatment: A network meta-analysis

Educational and behavioral counseling and CBT appear to be the most effective psychosocial interventions for opioid dependent persons receiving MMT

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Understanding the differential effect of local socio-economic conditions on the relation between prescription opioid supply and drug overdose deaths in US counties

In the US, prescription opioid supply is associated with higher drug overdose deaths. Associations for heroin-related deaths are stronger in areas with lower income inequality.

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