Plenary - 6

Wednesday November 28, 2018 from 13:00 to 16:30

Room: Salle de Bal de Montréal

PL-6.1 Tector Lecture: The Opioid Epidemic: From Freud to Fentanyl

Anna Lembke, United States

Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

Overview

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Objectives

As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • recognize that opioid overprescribing continues.
  • identify the psychodynamic, neurobiological, and sociocultural factors driving over-prescribing and over-consumption of prescription opioids.
  • list ideas for what health care providers can do to target and substantially reduce this public health crisis.

Presentations by Anna Lembke

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