Good Outcomes with ‘Telepsychiatry’ in Medical Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

For people with opioid use disorder receiving medication treatment with buprenorphine, a telepsychiatry approach–using videoconferencing as an alternative to in-person group sessions–provides similar clinical outcomes, reports a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/668253/?sc=c125

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