Author, Psychologist Delves into Physician Addiction, the Opioid...

Bill McCausland, who has treated addicted doctors for decades, presents a compelling fictional story that parallels current healthcare industry issues related to the rampant over-prescription of...(PRWeb January 07, 2019)Read the full story at
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The objective of this article is to identify the role of opioid use among survivors of trauma and to characterize the dissociative functions associated with this class of substances. More precisely, this paper will evaluate if the biochemical impact of opioid substances, such as heroin, has particular psychological effects on traumatized users, pertinent to their emotional needs.Recent FindingsReviewed studies demonstrated not only that the vast majority of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients reported a history of childhood trauma but that dissociation played an important role in both the experience of opioid use and abstin...
Source: Current Addiction Reports - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
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Loss of phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) represents one hallmark of prostate cancer (PCa). However, restoration of PTEN or inhibition of the activated PI3K/AKT pathway has shown limited success, prompting us to identify obligate targets for disease intervention. We hypothesized that PTEN loss might expose cells to unique epigenetic vulnerabilities. Here, we identified a synthetic lethal relationship between PTEN and Brahma-related gene 1 (BRG1), an ATPase subunit of the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex. Higher BRG1 expression in tumors with low PTEN expression was associated with a worse clinical outcome. Genetica...
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Studies at Harvard University and Yale University suggest that ketamine can still treat depression in patients who also mental health is complicated by anxiety and addiction, respectively.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The rate of overdose deaths involving meth more than tripled from 2011 to 2016.
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MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 -- Millions of Americans are living with drug addiction, but a free, national hotline that offers help is underused because most don't know about it, new research finds. After the popular singer Demi Lovato was hospitalized in...
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(Binghamton University) Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, according to a research team including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
(University of Manchester) Fears over a drug that can be used to treat alcohol addiction are unfounded, according to its first ever systematic review, led by academics at The University of Manchester.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Addiction is a context specific but common and devastating condition. Though several evidence-based treatments are available, many of them remain under-utilized, among others due to the lack of adequate training in addiction medicine (AM). AM Training needs may differ across countries because of difference in discipline and level of prior AM training or contextual factors like epidemiology and availability of treatment. For appropriate testing of training needs, reliability and validity are key issues.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
This evaluation of media trends compared searches on social media for key words after a celebrity overdose and a celebrity suicide.
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
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