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How Big Pharma gets away with selling crystal meth to children: By renaming it 'Adderall'

(NaturalNews) In a recent appearance on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, drug abuse and addiction expert Carl Hart of Columbia University made a shocking claim: There isn't much difference between the demonized street drug methamphetamine (also known as meth or crystal meth) and...
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In this study, we used a symptomatology checklist (SCL-90) to substantiate the hypothesis that Substance Use Disorder (SUD) has its own five-dimensional psychopathology. The aim of the present study was to test whether this psychopathology ca...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Online social networking sites (SNSs) have gained increasing popularity in the last decade, with individuals engaging in SNSs to connect with others who share similar interests. The perceived need to be online may result in compulsive use of SNSs, which in...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Heavy use of the Internet may lead to profound academic problems in elementary students, such as poor grades, academic probation, and even expulsion from school. It is of great concern that Internet addiction problems in elementary school students have inc...
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Condition:   Amphetamine Addiction Intervention:   Behavioral: cognitive function rehabilitation and bias modification Sponsor:   Shanghai Mental Health Center Recruiting
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The root cause of domestic violence among adolescents is seen as early as infancy, according to a study by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions in New York.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
One of the most important things my mother taught me was to choose my friends intelligently. From a very young age, I remember my mother quoting Proverbs to me and telling me this, “Choose your counsel wisely.” The older I get, the more I believe who I allow to influence me plays an enormous part in the place I find myself in today. Research has shown you become like the five people you spend the most time with. I would argue that you also see the world through the eyes of those who you listen to the most. This is why I choose very carefully who I allow into my daily life, and why I find myself every few months...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Practice Management Primary Care Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsAmong Norwegian adolescents, there appear to be strong genetic effects on both substance specific and comorbid use of alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco. Among Norwegian adolescents, individual differences in alcohol use can be partially explained by family background.
Source: Addiction - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Report Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewExercise is a promising treatment for substance use disorder that may reduce withdrawal symptoms and prevent relapse. In this review, we discuss recent evidence from clinical and preclinical studies for its efficacy, from a behavioral to a molecular level, in order to understand the exercise conditions that lead to beneficial effects. We also highlight the few recent findings of sex-specific differences.Recent FindingsClinical and preclinical findings show that exercise decreases withdrawal symptoms, including craving, in both males and females. Evidence from clinical studies support the efficacy o...
Source: Current Addiction Reports - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
We present one such case with management. A psychodermatology liaison clinic would be the ideal one-stop for screening patients with STDs for HSD.
Source: Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
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