Stress and Opioid Misuse

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Inability to manage stress and negative emotions is tied to opioid misuse in adults with chronic pain, according to a new study published in The Journal of Pain.

In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings.

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