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Phase of Addiction Has Big Impact on Effectiveness of Drug Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Study shows that certain drug treatments may be more effective in stopping drug seeking behavior in established addicts than in new addicts. MORE  

Study Shows THC May Protect Brain From Meth Abuse

By John Lavitt

THC can reduce the amount of brain inflammation caused by meth overloading proteins. MORE  

Study: Sun Tanning Is an Addiction in the Brain

By Victoria Kim

Researchers found that mice showed addictive behaviors that resembled opioid abuse. MORE  

Excessive Gaming Can Physically Rewire Young Brains

By Victoria Kim

Brain functions like behavior, emotions, and even motor control can become underdeveloped from excessive gaming. MORE  

New Study Finds Link Between Gambling and Homelessness

By John Lavitt

The homeless are nine times more likely to have experienced some form of gambling addiction, according to researchers. MORE  

Recent Study Casts Doubt on THC Saliva Tests

By Paul Gaita

A positive THC test doesn't necessarily indicate recent marijuana use. MORE  

Rate of Eating Disorders Rising Among Middle-Aged Women

By John Lavitt

The obsessive desire to be thin doesn't just affect teenagers and younger women. MORE  

Bipolar Substance Abusers Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Paul Gaita

The combination of mental illness and substance abuse has greater potential to drive one over the edge. MORE  

Study Shows More Affectionate Parenting Decreases Risk of Teen Drug Use

By Victoria Kim

How parents choose to rule the roost makes a significant difference in whether or not their adolescent child abuses drugs. MORE  

Recent Study Shows Ketamine Reduces Symptoms of PTSD

By John Lavitt

The popular club drug has yet again proven its medical worthiness. MORE  

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