Risk Factor Assessment for Problematic Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss the risk factors for opioid abuse and review opioid risk assessment protocols.

2. Identify intervention strategies design to improve compliance with opioid therapy, particularly among high-risk chronic pain patients.

Jamison, R. N., & Edwards, R. R. (2013). Risk factor assessment for problematic use of opioids for chronic pain. The Clinical Neuropsychologist27(1), 60-80.