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.
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]
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.
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.
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...
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
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...
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
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.
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In conclusion, the prepared LAF-loaded membrane is a novel formulation for the treatment of chronic and long-term pain.Graphical abstract