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ConclusionThe findings indicate diversity in patient views on EHR sensitivity and data sharing preferences and the need for more granular and patient-centered electronic consent mechanisms to accommodate patient needs. More research is needed to validate the generalizability of the proposed methodology.Graphical abstract
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Conclusion: Relapse rate was 55.4% among the study participants which is comparable to the findings of the other long-term studies. Increased craving, low-self-efficacy, and poor social support were associated with relapse hence need to be addressed in follow-up counseling sessions.
Addiction is a chronic, progressive condition that requires treatment to overcome. However, a large percentage of people who need treatment do not seek it. There are several reasons for this, but there seems to be even more of a reluctance to get help around the holidays. If you or someone you love is experiencing addiction and are finding roadblocks keep popping up, keep reading for the extra barriers to recovery during the holidays and how to overcome them. Traditions and Festivities One of the major barriers to recovery during the holidays is that people simply do not want to miss out on all the holiday traditions and ...
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Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Hayley H.A. Thorpe, Shahnaza Hamidullah, Bryan W. Jenkins, Jibran Y. KhokharAbstractAdolescence is the transitional period between childhood and adulthood, during which extensive brain development occurs. Since this period also overlaps with the initiation of drug use, it is important to consider how substance use during this time might produce long-term neurobiological alterations, especially against the backdrop of developmental changes in neurotransmission. Alcohol, cannabis, nicotine, and opioids all produce marked change...
Conclusions: The present study suggests that the ASI-SR is a reliable alternative to the ASI interview for assessing current patient functioning and evaluation of problems related to alcohol and drug use. PMID: 31696752 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Major Exemption in Proposed Flavor Ban Leaves Most Kid-Friendly Flavors on the MarketThe most basic premise of the proposal to ban flavored e-cigarettes is that it will protect youth by preventing them from vaping flavored e-liquids. The flavors are the problem, so if we ban the flavors, we'll take care of the problem.Or so the thinking goes.The Rest of the StoryThe problem is that politicians are deceiving themselves if they think that a ban on flavored e-cigarettes is going to prevent youth from accessing flavored e-liquids. The truth is that all of the following flavors are exempt from the ban and will remain on the mar...
Conditions: Alcohol Use Disorder; Substance Use Disorders Interventions: Other: Measurement; Other: Feedback Sponsors: University of Washington; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Recruiting