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Australia fights drug addiction with plane flying lessons

A moment of fear in the air is part of a rehab programme in Australia.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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CONCLUSION: Overall, this study supports the use of IOS-Q for internet addiction research and for screening high-risk individuals. PMID: 29669406 [PubMed]
Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
ConclusionThe results strongly propose that activation of CA1 NO signaling pathway has a pivotal role in cross SDL among tramadol and MK-801.
Source: Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
As patients and doctors look for alternatives to addictive pain killers, many are turning to marijuana. While the plant is increasingly legal across the United States, research is limited into its effectiveness and potential side effects.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The number of people in the U.S. who received new prescriptions for medications to treat opioid addiction nearly doubled during 2017, from 42,000 to 82,000 per month.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Was on opioids previously for various pains, but became addicted and overtook and used her friend's pills etc H/o ER admission for suicidality, withdrawl, etc. Coming to see me monday Currently on Norco 5's 2 tablets every 4 hours for what she describes as diffuse bony pain. PET scan shows lypmh nodes lighting up in the neck/mediastinum/groin On high dose chemo and going to undergo bone marrow transplant after it. What would you do? Appreciate in advance any advice in this delicate... 31yo Stg IV Lymphoma Pt with h/o opioid abuse and psych history
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: forums
Abstract The goal of this editorial is to equip readers with opioid education resources that enable you to role model what it looks like to speak out about addiction. How are we doing as a profession speaking up about addiction? Stigma is commanded by a deep irony: where peer pressure is what likely keeps us quiet, peer support is what enables us to speak up. The "#MeToo" movement is an extraordinary example of the inertia needed to break open a taboo topic. From Hollywood celebrities to US women's gymnastics stars, it was clear that as more women spoke up about sexual harassment, well, the more women sp...
Source: American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Am J Health Promot Source Type: research
Do you ever get tired of maintaining your life? Not making it Instagram worthy or Facebook ready. But just getting to where you feel almost normal. It’s a lot of work when you’re juggling life with an illness. It requires more than an occasional spa trip. It requires patience, and lots of loving, supportive people. It takes a village, and team. It can take time to build a toolkit and support system so be kind to yourself. And never think you’re being selfish. Knowing what you need and setting boundaries impact your health and happiness and in return affect those you love. As you work on creating the ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Best of Our Blogs Source Type: blogs
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- For most, playing online video games is largely a harmless hobby. But a new review finds that some fall prey to what experts call " internet gaming disorder. " The concept that gaming could become an addiction first gained...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Title: Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news
National Institutes of Health. 04/17/2018 This one-hour, 49-minute lecture describes the state of the opioid crisis, the state of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s efforts, and how clinicians, medical students, Ph.D. students, and other healthcare and research professionals can be a part of the solution. The focus of NIH's efforts center on ways to reduce the over-prescription of opioids, accelerate development of effective non-opioid therapies for pain, and provide more flexible options for treating opioid addiction. (Video or Multimedia)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news
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