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The Clinical Takeaway: Anabolic Steroids and Other Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs

The Clinical Takeaway: Anabolic Steroids and Other Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs

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The Clinical Takeaway: Anabolic Steroids and Other Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs

 

 

In this episode:

 

– 41% of GPs surveyed declined requests for assistance from people using performance and image enhancing drugs
– Not all PIED users fit the stereotype and only a minority have some form of body image dysmorphia
– There are important conversations to be had with these patients and we have clearly defined clinical roles to assist them in reducing harms and moving away from using PIEDs

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 
 

Guest: Dr Katinka van de Ven, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Rural Criminology, University of New England; Visiting Fellow, Drugs Policy Modelling Program, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales

 
 

Total time: 47 mins

 
 


 

 

 

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