chapter  10
Synthetic Cannabinoids, Opioids, and Polydrug Use
Clinical Implications
ByMariya Prilutskaya, Justin C. Yang, Andres Roman-Urrestarazu
Pages 16

In Chapter 10, “Synthetic Cannabinoids, Opioids, and Polydrug Use: Clinical Implications”, Mariya Prilutskaya, Justin C. Yang, and Andres Roman-Urrestarazu discuss synthetic cannabinoids, opioids, and polydrug abuse and their implications for clinical management. They discuss the interaction of synthetic cannabinoids with other drugs in individuals with polydrug substance misuse disorder and how this might be an increasing problem in different clinical settings, especially during the management of withdrawal symptoms. They also discuss therapeutic and treatment possibilities, discussing in detail how this might be different to what has been provided to individuals with polysubstance misuse disorders.