Current evidence indicates that prescription opioid use disorder (POUD) is not just a growing problem in the United States but many other countries as well. While many specialists play a role, none can fully address a patients’ needs alone. Research in the Journal of Addiction Medicine brings together experts from pain and addiction medicine to examine the positions of both specialties.

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