Accepted for Publication: August 2, 2014.
Published Online: October 20, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5302.
Study concept and design: Fiellin, Schottenfeld, Moore, Barry, O’Connor.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Fiellin, Schottenfeld, Cutter, Moore, O’Connor.
Drafting of the manuscript: Fiellin, Schottenfeld, Moore, O’Connor.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Fiellin, Schottenfeld, Cutter, Barry, O’Connor.
Statistical analysis: Schottenfeld, Moore.
Obtained funding: Fiellin, Schottenfeld.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Fiellin, Cutter, O’Connor.
Study supervision: Fiellin, Schottenfeld, O’Connor.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Fiellin has received honoraria for serving on expert advisory boards to monitor for diversion, misuse, and abuse of buprenorphine for Pinney Associates and ParagonRx and has received honoraria from the American Society of Addiction Medicine to serve as the medical director of the Physician Clinical Support Systems for Buprenorphine and Primary Care and from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to serve as a consultant to the Physician Clinical Support Systems for Buprenorphine and Opioids. Drs Schottenfeld and Moore received support from the Connecticut Mental Health Center, State of Connecticut. Dr Barry has received compensation for expert testimony addressing addiction and pain. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grants RO1DA020576, K23DA024050, K01DA022398, and K24DA000445 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Reckitt-Benckiser Pharmaceuticals provided buprenorphine through the NIDA.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding source had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.