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References for "Painkillers fuel growth in drug addiction"

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Brady KT, et al., eds. Women and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook (The Guilford Press, 2009).

Carinci AJ, et al. "Pain and Opioid Addiction: What is the Connection?" Current Pain and Headache Reports (Feb. 2010): Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 17–21. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=20425210

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