Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Opioid-Related Disorders

J. Greg Hobelmann, M.D., M.P.H., Jeffrey Hsu, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • The nonmedical use or abuse of, or dependence on natural opioids (morphine), semi-synthetic opioids (heroin, hydrocodone, oxycodone) and synthetic opioids (methadone, propoxyphene, fentanyl)

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Last updated: November 21, 2014