Therapists Say You Can Be ‘Addicted’ To Shopping. Here’s How.
The condition is called buying-shopping disorder, and some experts want it recognized as a real mental illness.
We report the case of a 53-year-old woman affected by metastatic anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer who received ALK tyrosine kinase inhibitors, from January 2017. The patient had a complete response of choroidal metastasis after therapy with ALK tyrosine kinase inhibitors. She recovered a complete visus and actually she still continue therapy with alectinib. The patient had a complete recovery of visus in addiction to a long response on treatment.
CONCLUSIONS: By virtue of all the complexities and hurdles that have to be overcome in the fight against NPS, and to assist national governments in their identification and reporting, supranational organizations can come to play a key role. Only through international measures, supplementing national legislative initiatives, can this multi-faceted problem be effectively addressed and information about NPS be gathered and disseminated in a timely fashion. PMID: 31799633 [PubMed - in process]
When does something healthy, such as exercise, become an unhealthy obsession? And can apps make things worse?
ConclusionsThe specificity of NAM against cue-primed reinstatement indicates that NAM may influence responsiveness to drug-associated cues, specifically in males. Future studies will examine the mechanism(s) by which NAM may exert this effect.
Opioid withdrawal is one of the more uncomfortable parts of treatment, but it is one of the most important. There are many signs of opioid withdrawal, the length and severity of which can vary from person to person. However, each detox experience almost always includes strong cravings. Symptoms can be mild, such as sweating and yawning, while others can become more serious, like severe anxiety and depression. Opioid withdrawal can look like a scary experience; one that could deter people from getting the help they need. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be fought alone, and there are resources available to ma...
A New York doctor was convicted on Thursday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing his patients an addictive fentanyl spray the drug manufacturer produced.Reuters Health Information
EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Gillatt, from Faversham, Kent battled a fruit machine addiction in his 20s and tried to take his own life before he was 30 - both of which he felt he couldn't tell anyone about.
Publication date: Available online 5 December 2019Source: Psychiatric Clinics of North AmericaAuthor(s): Marco Di Nicola, Maria Pepe, Marco Modica, Pierluigi Lanzotti, Isabella Panaccione, Lorenzo Moccia, Luigi Janiri
Newly discovered dopamine-stimulated proteins may play an important role in the central reward circuit that causes drug addiction and other psychological disorders, according to a study published inCell Reports.Scienmag
Alice Burleigh, 23, from Leicestershire, stopped using steroid creams she was 'addicted' to in April this year. Withdrawal symptoms made her skin even worse and she quit her job.