Smartphone 'addiction': Young people 'panicky' when denied mobiles

Psychiatrists warn a quarter of young people have addictive behaviour towards their smartphones.
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Grants to expand the number of fellows at accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorders and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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BACKGROUND: Alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems are among the most stigmatized conditions globally diminishing help-seeking due to fear of discrimination. Discrimination is common also among people already in AOD recovery, but little is known about the p...
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In 1939, British psychiatrist Lionel Penrose described an inverse relationship between mental health treatment infrastructure and criminal incarcerations. This relationship, later termed the 'Penrose Effect', has proven remarkably predictive of modern tren...
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The shutdown of the Lakeshore Health Center Campus in Irving will result in 20 fewer beds for inpatient addictions treatment in the region, and comes less than 18 months after the Brooks-TLC Hospital System opened the program.
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Publication date: Available online 2 December 2019Source: Regulatory Toxicology and PharmacologyAuthor(s): Alpana K. Gupta, Sonam Tulsyan, Nisha Thakur, Vishwas Sharma, Dhirendra N. Sinha, Ravi MehrotraAbstractAreca Nut (AN), the seed of tropical palm tree Areca catechu, is a widely chewed natural product with estimated 600 million users across the world. Various AN products, thriving in the market, portray ‘Areca nut’ or ‘Supari’ as mouth freshener and safe alternative to smokeless tobacco. Unfortunately, AN is identified as a Group 1 human carcinogen by International Agency for Research on Cancer ...
Source: Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
AbstractLung cancer incidence has increased worldwide over the past decades, with non ‐small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounting for the vast majority (85%) of lung cancer specimens. It is estimated that lung cancer causes about 1.7 million global deaths per year worldwide. Multiple trials have been carried out, with the aim of finding new effective treatment options. Lately, speci al focus has been placed on immune checkpoint (PD1/PD‐L1) inhibitors which impact the tumor immune microenvironment. Tumor mutational burden (TMB) has been found to predict response to immune checkpoint inhibitors. Conversely, recent studies...
Source: Thoracic Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: MINI REVIEW Source Type: research
AbstractIn countries like Canada with significant immigrant populations, immigrant youth can have various experiences that impact their identity and mental health outcomes. This paper presents findings from a study that examined the perceptions of mental health among African immigrant youth living in Canada and the factors that affect their mental health outcomes, including identity-related factors. An interpretive description design was used and eight participants were recruited. Data were gathered through in-person and phone interviews. The paper focuses on the migration factors that affect African immigrant youths &rsqu...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
You're reading How Forgiving My Childhood Bully Made Me a Better Person, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Growing up, I was not the cool kid - and my peers noticed. I couldn't escape — they were relentless. They would tease me in the hallways, call me fat and poke my sides. They would pass me hateful notes in class and watch as I tried to hide my hot, angry tears. But most of the name-calling happened behind my back. I knew from their glances and stares, whispered words and pointed fingers. And a...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: confidence featured psychology self improvement bullying relationships Source Type: blogs
Am I an Alcoholic? Alcoholism (also known as Alcohol Use Disorder, or AUD) is a chronic, relapsing disease affecting millions of individuals in the United States. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 51 percent of the population aged 12 and older reported binge drinking in the past month. More than 14 million individuals aged 12 and older were suffering from alcoholism. And each year, more than 2,200 individuals die due to alcohol poisoning. Many may come to wonder, “Am I an alcoholic?” What Causes Alcoholism? Some individuals are more prone to alcoholism than others. Alcoholism...
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Drinking alcohol causes damage to your health in both the short term and long term, even for moderate drinkers. For individuals who suffer from addiction to alcohol and frequently drink in excess, these risks become higher. Knowing the risks of drinking alcohol is important to help avoid drinking to excess and reduce the likelihood of these risks. Short-Term Risks of Drinking Alcohol There are many short-term risks that occur when drinking alcohol. These risks can happen to anyone, including individuals suffering from alcohol use disorder, or individuals who are drinking for the very first time. Injuries When you drink al...
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