New study finds 83% of patients use benzodiazepines as prescribed, abuse most common among young people

“Those ages 18-25 had the highest misuse (5.2%), and those ages ≥65 had the lowest (.6%). Misuse and abuse of or dependence on prescription opioids or stimulants were strongly associated with benzodiazepine misuse.”
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30554562

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