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A 35-Year-Old Physician With Opioid Dependence

John R. Knight, MD, Discussant
JAMA. 2004;292(11):1351-1357. doi:10.1001/jama.292.11.1351.
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DR REYNOLDS: Dr L is a specialist physician in practice for several years who became addicted to hydrocodone. Dr L lives with his wife, who is also a physician, and his 2 young children.

Dr L was well until several years ago, when he was grieving after a stressful life event. He began taking antidepressant medication from the sample closet in his office. He stopped taking the medications after several months because he had no relief from his symptoms. Gradually, most of his grief symptoms resolved.

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