Nonmedical opioid prescription use among transgender girls, young women

March 16, 2020

What The Study Did: This observational study looked at how common nonmedical prescription opioid use was among transgender girls and young women and risk factors associated with it.

Authors: Arjee J. Restar, M.P.H., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

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(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1015)

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