Interactions between stress and alcohol

The latest article from  Alcohol Research Current Reviews explores interactions between stress and alcohol. Some people drink alcohol for stress relief, but alcohol can actually activate stress systems in the brain, acting as a stressor itself. This review article describes 1) the effects of stress on alcohol drinking and 2) how alcohol interacts with biological stress systems. Findings from animal models suggest that brain stress systems may be useful targets for medications development for alcohol use disorder and co-occurring stress-related disorders in humans.
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Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: Thermochimica ActaAuthor(s): Kazem Lakzian, Seyedmahmoud Hosseiniallahchal, Hossein Jalaei Salmani, Abolfazl Sanjarifard
Source: Thermochimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Adolescence is a developmental period characterized by fundamental transformations in parent-child communication. Although a normative shift in adolescents' secrecy seems to occur in parallel to changes in their drinking behaviors and in their perceptions ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: To conduct Brazil's first clinical trial employing 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), given its high prevalence resulting from epidemic violence. METHODS: Of 60 voluntee...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Poor sleep quality and insomnia have been associated with the use of tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis, but it is unclear if there is a causal link. In this Mendelian Randomization (MR) study we examine if insomnia causes substance use and/or if s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Drug driving is an emerging global road safety problem. As the prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving decreases, and as more jurisdictions decriminalize or legalize cannabis, it is increasingly important for policy makers to have accurate infor...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Since 1999, the rate of fatal prescription opioid overdoses and of suicides has dramatically increased in the USA. These increases, which have occurred among similar demographic groups, have led to the hypothesis that the opioid epidemic contri...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the temporal trend of indicators related to motor vehicle driving after alcohol consumption, in the general population and among drivers. METHODS: Temporal trend study of indicators related to driving motorized vehicles after alco...
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
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a public health problem with harsh consequences for women's well-being. Social attitudes towards victims of IPV have a big impact on the perpetuation of this phenomenon. Moreover, specific problems such as the abuse of al...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
This study tried at  identifying lifestyle patterns in a sample of Lebanese adults and investigating their association with metabolically healthy overweight and obesity (MHOv/O).MethodsThis study used data from a community-based survey of Lebanese adults living in Greater Beirut (n = 305). Dietary intake was assessed using an 80-item food frequency questionnaire. MHOv/O was defined as having one or none of the following metabolic abnormalities: triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dL; systolic blood pressure ≥ 130 mmHg; diastolic blood pressure ≥ 85 mmH...
Source: European Journal of Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
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