Research Guide: Prescription Drug Addiction

Finding Articles

Prescription drug abuse is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to risk factors or treatment. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

"prescription drug abuse" AND "pain management"
"prescription drug abuse" AND addiction
"opioid addiction" AND treatment
"prescription drugs" AND law
oxycontin AND "drug trade"



You can also try searching for these terms in our psychology or medical databases.


Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on prescription drug abuse.
Title Availability
Prescription Drug Abuse Read Online
Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding Read Online
Generation Rx: A Story of Dope, Death, and America's Opiate Crisis Read Online
Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Read Online

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