Substance Use and Misuse by Older Adults: Why We Should be Concerned
- Discuss 3 differences in presentation that complicate the diagnosis of substance use disorders in older adults.
- Describe current epidemiologic trends in disorders involving alcohol use, marijuana use, opiate use, and prescription drug misuse among older adults
- Identify the most common substances use disorders among older adults.
Recommended CitationLehmann, M.D., Susan W., "Substance Use and Misuse by Older Adults: Why We Should be Concerned" (2022). Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Grand Rounds. Paper 23.