Tag Archive: Oxycontin

FA027 – Anatomy of Three Things, Part 3

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about recent news items from familyanatomy.com, including: parental concerns about their kids’ mental and emotional health, the effects of oxycontin on adolescents, and cyberbullying. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review!…

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Increased Potential for Addiction to Oxycontin in Teens

Rockefeller University research with mice is suggesting that adolescents need lower doses of the prescription drug oxycontin than adults do to achieve the same effects. Researchers believe that changes in the brain from adolescence to adulthood mean that the effects of oxycontin are somewhat diminish in potency over this period. However, recent research has found…