Empathy study indicates safe role for ‘ecstasy’ in treatment role

The class A drug MDMA may be used “safely” as a treatment in patients for psychological trauma and alcoholism without side effects linked to social distress, according to UK researchers.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: Adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder exhibited an increased risk of subsequent STI during the follow-up period compared with those without bipolar disorder. Comorbidity of substance and alcohol use disorders further increased this risk. Long-term use of bipolar disorder medications (mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics) may reduce this risk. PMID: 30901168 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: PMID: 30900407 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: Obesity (Silver Spring) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: PolymerAuthor(s): Young-Jae Jin, Young-Ghil Choi, Giseop KwakAbstractFour polydiphenylacetylenes (PDPAs: C3, C6, C9, C12) containing different size of trialkylsilyl groups (C3: trimethyl; C6: triethyl; C9: trin-propyl; C12: trin-butyl) were prepared and their thermodynamic and hydrodynamic fluorescence (FL) emission behaviors were investigated and discussed in relation to physicochemical properties such as fractional free volumes (FFVs) and solubility parameters. These polymers existed in glassy state at room temperature to provide quite tough films. Also, the polymer...
Source: Polymer - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 August 2019Source: Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 369Author(s): Sayan Pal, Ketan Madane, Amol A. KulkarniAbstractA method for continuous antisolvent precipitation of ammonium perchlorate (AP) using a confined impinging jet reactor (CIJR) is studied. The geometry of the CIJR was optimized to achieve excellent mixing with a significant reduction in the particle deposition on walls. Initially, the experimental conditions were optimized in a batch system and then in a continuous capillary reactor. Later those conditions extended for antisolvent precipitation of AP in an impinging jet reactor using wat...
Source: Chemical Engineering Journal - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: Liquid laundry detergent capsules contain concentrated liquid laundry detergent in a water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol membrane. OBJECTIVE: To review 4652 exposures reported to the United Kingdom National Poisons Information Service (NP...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
This study presents a systematic recording of addictive behaviors in the Greek-speaking population in Cyprus. Furthermore, it presents the participants' perceptions about the presence of addiction-related dimensions such as negative consequences, negative ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Alcohol intoxication is the most common psychiatric cause of admission to German emergency rooms. Many of these patients refuse inpatient observation or treatment. Therefore, the physician in charge will have to decide on how to proceed. The capacity to co...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the common causes of death after drinking and the precautions for forensic identification. METHODS: By reading alarm records, visiting investigations, on-site investigation transcripts, medical examination records and ide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The opioid epidemic is a significant public health crisis, and this problem is particularly prevalent among individuals with chronic pain. Accordingly, there is an urgent need for interventions to mitigate the risk for opioid misuse and opioid ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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