Investors Pressure Apple Over Psychological Risks Of Screen Time For Kids

Apple is the latest tech company to be pressured to address the addictive elements of their product.
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Scientists from Scripps Research Institute plan to investigate the effects of NicA2-J1 in human smokers and hope to test whether the drug Chantix also blocks nicotine from reaching rats' brains.
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European Eating Disorders Review, EarlyView.
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Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction.
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A powerful obituary about a Vermont woman who struggled with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as Denmark
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So many people rush into relationships in early recovery. This may be related to neurochemistry: we’re suddenly deprived of the substances that made us feel good and we need to find a substitute. I’ve spent the last six and a half years of recovery wondering why I have been so emotionally immature when it comes to romantic relationships. Why have I sulked over communicating my needs? Why have I formed such insecure attachments that I wonder when I’ll see the person again before they have even left? Why have I felt so crazed and simultaneously flummoxed at my behavior? Reflecting on my relationships during...
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"Though we would have paid any ransom to have her back, any price in the world," it read, "this disease would not let her go until she was gone. ”
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Madelyn Linsenmeir, 30, died after years of battling drug addiction.
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"Netflix and chill" has morphed into an apparent case of "Netflix addiction" for a man in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as areas long cut off from the internet get connected with on-demand entertainment.
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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Nicolas Marie, Corinne Canestrelli, Florence NobleAbstractThe purpose of this review is to illustrate the importance of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic factors in the complexity of the behavioral and neurochemical adaptations that occur following chronic treatments with drugs of abuse, with a focus on opioids and psychostimulants. As these neuroadaptations are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis and persistence of addiction, it is important to well understand how they can be modulated. The experimental resu...
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Condition:   Depression Interventions:   Device: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation;   Other: Cognitive Training Sponsor:   Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Recruiting
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