Our Addiction To Selfies Means Big Business For Plastic Surgeons

We now know people don ’t have to be consciously aware that they are aroused for their reward system to highjack neural pathways. New research on addiction indicates social media “likes” and approval from others is changing the way we think and request plastic surgery. Welcome to'Selfie Surgery'.
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Publication date: Available online 18 August 2018Source: NeuroImageAuthor(s): Kai Yuan, Dahua Yu, Meng Zhao, Min Li, Ruonan Wang, Yangding Li, Peter Manza, Ehsan Shokri-Kojori, Corinde E. Wiers, Gene-Jack Wang, Jie TianAbstractDysfunctions in frontostriatal circuits have been associated with craving and cognitive control in smokers. However, the relevance of white matter (WM) diffusion properties of the ventral and dorsal frontostriatal tracts for behaviors associated with smoking remains relatively unknown, especially in young adulthood, a critical time period for the development and maintenance of addiction. Here, diffus...
Source: NeuroImage - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Clinical Validation of the Portuguese Version of "Substance Addiction Consequences" Derived from the Nursing Outcomes Classification. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2018 Aug 15;:1-7 Authors: Seabra PRC, Amendoeira JJP, Sá LO, Capelas MLV Abstract Our aim was to contribute to the clinical validation of "Substance Addiction Consequences" (SAC) derived from the nursing outcomes classification (NOC), and to analyse psychometric properties. To that purpose, we applied a methodological design. The study's outcome comprises 16 nursing-sensitive indicators, within four different consequenc...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research
This study aims to modify and provide an initial psychometric evaluation of the PHASe tool for use in a Canadian mental health and addictions context. METHODS: In Phase 1, clinical experts (n = 8) were consulted to provide feedback on the content and face validity of the PHASe tool. In Phase 2, the PHASe tool was piloted with nurses at a large urban mental health and addiction organization in Ontario, Canada (n = 77). RESULTS: In Phase 1, 4 items were added and 5 items were removed from the tool based on feedback provided by experts. In Phase 2, 12 poorly correlated items were removed. A...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research
ConclusionsCocaine intake is associated with testicular toxicity and significant reproductive function impairment. The results presented here broaden the basic knowledge of the impact of addictive stimulants on testicular pathophysiology, fertility and male reproductive health and imply that altered epigenetic homeostasis by cocaine may have potential consequences on future generations.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Buprenorphine (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Emergency Medical Treatment Oakland (Calif) Highland Hospital Dr. Andrew Herring Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news
City health workers are handing out buprenorphine prescriptions to homeless people in hopes of getting them into treatment.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Buprenorphine (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Addiction (Psychology) Homeless Persons Dr. Barry Zevin Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018Source: Computers in Human BehaviorAuthor(s): Hsin-Yi Wang, Leif Sigerson, Cecilia ChengAbstractA “digital native” is a member of the younger generation who grew up in the cyber age. Although earlier studies have focused on digital natives’ competence in information technology (IT) usage, their vulnerability to IT addiction has received scant attention. The overarching aim of this study was to investigate the hypothesized associations between digital nativity and four common types of IT addiction (i.e., Internet addiction, Internet gaming disorder, smartpho...
Source: Computers in Human Behavior - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
What is the Cliffside Malibu approach? Cliffside Malibu has a evidence-based, well thought out three-fold approach to addiction treatment that creates the foundation for lasting recovery that is different from AA. When all three are used together, the outcomes are more effective than any individual part on its own. Those three approaches are: Intensive one-on-one psychotherapy using the Stages of Change model. Complement intensive therapy with carefully chosen, evidence-based holistic treatments. We employ the first two tools together to create changes in the brain consistent with the ways neuroscience research suggests...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Treatment and Program Resources Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Complementary Therapies Drug Rehab Information Drug Treatment Relationships Sober Living and Aftercare Spirituality Substance Source Type: blogs
Publication date: 18–24 August 2018Source: The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10147Author(s): Margaret McCartney
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: 18–24 August 2018Source: The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10147Author(s): Rachael Davies
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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