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Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

Alcohol and Energy Drinks A Dangerous Combo, Study Says

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers have published a study that shows college students combining caffeinated drinks with booze don’t realize how intoxicated they really are. MORE  

Condom Use Among College Women Unchanged by Alcohol

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite media depictions of women hopelessly succumbing to risky sexual behavior while under the influence, a new study shows evidence that women can still make good decisions while drunk. MORE  

Scientists Find a Way to Reduce Gambling Impulse

By Allison McCabe

Using mice gambling for sugar pellets in a "rat casino," researchers have discovered how to curb behaviors associated with pathological gambling. MORE  

UCLA Study Questions Sex Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Adding to the controversy of whether or not sex addiction is real, researchers find that brain scan responses to sexual images may just be related to higher libido. MORE  

Faulty Gene Could Be Responsible For Alcohol Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Though more research needs to be done, the discovery could have a major impact on alcohol recovery. MORE  

Cocaine Binges Are About Avoiding Emotional Lows, Study Says

By McCarton Ackerman

Meanwhile, the use of cocaine has dropped dramatically in the United States, with the number of overall addicts dropping almost 50% over five years. MORE  

Research Shows Family Dinners Have ‘Insignificant Effect’ on Teen Drug Use

By Allison McCabe

Skepticism over the commonly held belief that family dinners curb substance abuse among teens has led researchers to discover the opposite. MORE  

Can “Retraining” the Brain Help Addicts?

By Paul Gaita

A new Cardiff University study aims to determine whether or not neurofeedback can help treat alcohol and substance addiction. MORE  

Pill Aims to Get You Drunk Without the Hangover

By Shawn Dwyer

London-based professor Dr. David Nutt claims to have found the path to inebriation without the consequences. MORE  

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