6-week trial of oxytocin for co-occurring cocaine and opioid use disorders
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Clinical Science R&D
January 2017 -
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High rates of substance use disorders in Veterans compared to the general population are heavily influenced by psychosocial factors – such as difficulty reintegrating into civilian life due to avoidance of vital support systems – leading to disproportionately elevated unmet addiction treatment needs. Those using both cocaine and heroin have mortality rates 14.3 times higher than the general population. 30-60% of patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) for opioid use disorder activ...