Physicians News : Is your doctor enabling your addiction?

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By Dr. Indra Cidambi, Medical Director at Center for Network Therapy

Primary care practitioners may inadvertently be enabling individuals with substance use disorders or causing others to become addicted to prescription medications. While other physicians may be to blame as well, primary care practitioners, in my opinion, are ill equipped to fully diagnose pain, anxiety or even attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) enabling individuals with substance use disorders to obtain prescriptions for addictive opioids, benzodiazepines or ...

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