Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
- October 23, 2017
- Dr. Bruce Kehr
- AddictionAmericans In Pain and AddictedMemory and ConcentrationOpioid EpidemicPainSubstance Abuse
Part Six: Without Opioids, a Decent Life becomes ImpossibleWhen Jeremy came to see me in my office last year, his demeanor said it all: Rumpled jacket, pained expression, and the quiet, tremulous voice of a man who never in his entire life believed he’d wind up in a therapist’s office. “My doctor abruptly stopped prescribing me Oxy,” he told me when I asked him what was wrong, “and the pain is making me crazy.” As I looked into his eyes, and saw the depth of his emotional and physical pain, my own heart began to ache as well.
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- Dr. Bruce Kehr
- AnxietyBipolar DisorderDepressionGeneticsMemory and ConcentrationNutrition
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