Posted by YoYoMe on December 3, 2003, at 23:01:05
In reply to Re: Might Opiates in Moderation Fight Depresion?, posted by rxnurse on December 3, 2003, at 16:22:26
Nice idea, RX Nurse. I don't know about B.S.J. but YoYoMe is way too O.L.D. for med school. I'll just hafta wonder, and stay tuned. Today NPR quoted June Dahl, professor of pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin, on the subject of what she calls "opiophobia, or the fear of causing addiction to opioids." Reasonable people still disagree over the wisdom of what's commonly taught, and what's commonly taught still deserves to be continually challenged, 'til we get this right. Meanwhile, has anyone thought of a theory of why dead people who've killed themselves have 9X more opioid receptors than regular dead people? And I wonder what science there is behind BSJ's perception that physical pain and psychic pain are of the same fabric?