Profile of Help-seeking Crack Cocaine Users in Brazil: A Comparison of 2 Cross-sectional Studies From 1997 and 2013

Conclusions: A change was detected in the profile of treatment-seeking crack cocaine users over the past 2 decades. Current patients appear to be older and use the drug more chronically, in addition to having a higher level of schooling and lower unemployment rates when compared with 1997 users.
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

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Discussion: Research is needed on why individuals with history of psychosocial stressors have a higher likelihood of imprisonment compared to their counterparts. Findings indicate that a high ASI Composite Score for drugs other than alcohol are strong predictors of future criminality and criminal justice system involvement. PMID: 31813334 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
Experts have revealed how the most addictive foods share one quality - the same ratio between fat and carbs as human breast milk. Many of the foods have a 2g carbs to 1g fat ratio.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions: PIU contributed to an increased risk of smoking through depressive symptomatology and decreasing family support among junior school students. Interventions to reduce smoking are warranted; they should seek to reduce problematic Internet use and depressive symptomatology, and promote family support.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Obesity and being overweight have become a worldwide epidemic affecting more than 1.9 billion adults and 340 million children. Efforts to curb this global health burden by developing effective long-term non-surgical weight loss interventions continue to fail due to weight regain after weight loss. Weight cycling, often referred to as Yoyo dieting, is driven by physiological counter-regulatory mechanisms that aim at preserving energy, i.e. decreased energy expenditure, increased energy intake, and impaired brain-periphery communication. Models based on genetically determined set points explained some of the weight control m...
Source: Frontiers in Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Conditions:   Fibromyalgia;   Food Addiction Interventions:   Device: Sham transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS);   Device: Active transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) Sponsor:   Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
At a time when Washington, D.C. is paralyzed by partisan gridlock and impeachment hearings, it can be challenging for lawmakers to focus on their day jobs: lawmaking. But Raja Krishnamoorthi, a 46-year-old, second-term Illinois Democratic congressman from the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, has won bipartisan support for his efforts to curb young people’s use of e-cigarettes, as their surging popularity perpetuates a health crisis among the nation’s youth. Krishnamoorthi, a father of three and the son of Indian immigrants, twice campaigned on promises to strengthen the middle class and grow the economy. But as te...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Congress Source Type: news
London's largest shelter is reallocating 22 of its private shelter rooms in order to help people who are recovering from addictions and mental health issues
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news
During your career, it's likely that you'll care for individuals with opioid dependence or addiction. Knowing the basics will help you understand these patients and improve their outcomes.
Source: Nursing Made Incredibly Easy - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection Source Type: research
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Source: Topics in Pain Management - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITY Source Type: research
In conclusion, the prepared LAF-loaded membrane is a novel formulation for the treatment of chronic and long-term pain.Graphical abstract
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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