Substance use disorders in the geriatric population: Understanding a rapidly changing landscape
Published on June 20, 2014
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Presented on June 18, 2014
"Substance use disorders in the geriatric population: Understanding a rapidly changing landscape"
John Lichtsinn, MD
PGY-4, University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry
1. Recognize this country's rapidly changing age demographics
2. Explain characteristics of the baby boomer population as it relates to substance use disorders
3. Assess how both licit and illicit drugs affect the geriatric population differently than other age groups
4. Compare screening methods for substance use disorders in the geriatric population
5. Summarize treatment recommendations for substance use disorders in the geriatric population
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