JCP Weekly August 14, 2018

Original Research

Smoking Prevalence in People With Mental Health Problems

Although smoking prevalence in the US has declined overall, is it declining among those with mental illness and substance use problems? These authors drew from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health to track trends from 2005 to 2014 in daily and nondaily smoking. Read the article to see what they found.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11945 | Posted: 08/14/2018

Original Research

Prescription Opioid Use and Motivations for Misuse Among US Adults

Each year in the US, millions of people misuse prescription opioids. To combat this, it’s important to understand the motivations. This analysis of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health examined characteristics of people with opioid use but not misuse, those with misuse but not use disorders, and the motivations of each group.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.17m11973 | Posted: 08/14/2018

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