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The Opioid Epidemic: Busting Myths and Sharing Solutions

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the unprecedented public health crisis of opioid addiction and deaths by overdose. The opioid epidemic demonstrates just how far many regions are from achieving a Culture of ... More


Humanizing the Headlines: Documentary’s Interpretive Framing

Caty Borum Chattoo

in Story Movements: How Documentaries Empower People and Inspire Social Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190943417
eISBN:
9780190943455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943417.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Opening with the story of Private Violence, an intimate documentary about domestic abuse, this chapter launches the book’s series of documentary film case studies and analyses positioned within ... More


Direct-to-Docs Opioid Marketing

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0041
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the pharmaceutical industry’s direct-to-physician marketing of opioids, a factor that has fueled the current addiction epidemic. A 2019 study sought to understand the ... More


Names Matter in the Opioid Epidemic

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the stigma attached to those who use drugs. We are accustomed to using language to distance ourselves from those with substance use problems, making sure we mark those who use ... More


Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Russell Crandall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? This book uncovers the full history of this war that has lasted more than a century. The book provides an essential view of the ... More


Conclusion

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter looks at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) renewed resolve to highlight connections, rather than differences, when it talks about common problems, and to take ... More


The Art of Medicine

David Beaumont

in Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The author’s medical training. Hippocrates and the Hippocratic oath, but the shift from ‘First, do no harm’ to modern medicine’s mantra, ‘First, do something’. Modern medical education, and patient ... More


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