While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback

America is focused on combating the devastating impacts of opioid addiction, but states like Oklahoma are struggling to fight a new battle against an old foe: methamphetamine.
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This article reviews the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic criteria, and psychopathology of trichotillomania with an emphasis on psychopathology and psychiatric comorbidity. PMID: 30901067 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica - Category: Dermatology Tags: Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat Source Type: research
Authors: McGraw K, Adler J, Andersen SB, Bailey S, Bennett C, Blasko K, Blatt AD, Greenberg N, Hodson S, Pittman D, Ruscio AC, Stoltenberg CDG, Tate KE, Kuruganti K Abstract The U.S. Defense Department partnered with the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership on effective leadership and operational practices for delivery of mental health (MH) as well as addiction services throughout the world for Service Members (SM) and beneficiaries. A Military Issues Work Group (MIWG) was established in 2011 to focus on challenges experienced by military SM and beneficiaries among countries. The MIWG found common ...
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Clinicians contend with a crisis of addiction as solutions remain elusive.
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Abstract The medical profession is a particular health risk. Internal reasons for this are the common practice of self-diagnosis and self-therapy, presenteeism (work despite illness), and increased risks of addiction and suicide. External reasons include infectious diseases, violence against health professionals, the increasingly difficult working conditions - due to economisation, among other things - and the posttraumatic stress syndrome. Therefore, it is increasingly important to proactively take care of one`s own health. Science has shown that the underlying mechanisms leading to this problem are the h...
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A new report from the National Academies of Science seeks expanded use of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone to help patients combat opioid use disorder.Medscape Medical News
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Abstract Clinicians contend with a crisis of addiction as solutions remain elusive. PMID: 30896481 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: PMID: 30896473 [PubMed - in process]
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As Red Deer continues to fight a growing addictions problem, new numbers show the Alberta city continues to have the highest fentanyl overdose death rates in the province.
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Fatal drug overdoses peaked last year, according to preliminary data from the CDC, fueling hope that the deadliest addiction in American history has finally stalled. But fatalities are only part of the ongoing crisis. Tony Dokoupil reports.
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