Harmful drinking, tobacco, and marijuana use in the 2000 –2015 National Alcohol Surveys: Examining differential trends by sexual identity

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Source: Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research

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For many individuals, “cold-turkey” abstinence isn’t realistic when it comes to recovering from addiction. This is especially true when it comes to opioid addiction. Opioids take over the brain’s chemistry so much to the point that it can be difficult to function without it. Therefore, taking opioid medication for addiction treatment in medication-assisted treatment has been found to help individuals recovering from opioid addiction by reducing the withdrawal symptoms and allowing for their body to readjust. Medication-Assisted Treatment Medication-assisted treatment is the use of medications in co...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates Medical medical detox medicated-assisted detox medication opioid opioids prescription medication Source Type: blogs
The definition of alcoholism is physical dependence on alcohol to the extent that stopping alcohol use would bring on withdrawal symptoms. Alcoholism may also be used to refer to ingrained drinking habits that cause health or social problems. Alcohol dependence can have many serious effects on the brain, liver, and other organs of the body, some of which can lead to death. Individuals who suffer from alcoholism can differ from each other in many ways. However, there are recognizable symptoms of alcoholism, high-functioning alcoholism, and a means to diagnose alcoholism. Symptoms of Alcoholism Alcoholism symptoms differ fo...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates alcohol abuse alcohol dependency alcohol detox alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center alcohol treatment facility alcohol use Source Type: blogs
Depictions of alcohol use are pervasive in American culture–it’s offered in restaurants, we see it on the big screen in movies as well as on the small screen in ads and tv shows. And of course, it’s part of many celebrations and used for toasts in many cultures. At the same time, alcohol has life-threatening consequences that come with every sip. Between drunk driving accidents, increased likelihood of abuse, poor health, and deadly addiction, alcohol is an extremely dangerous substance despite how celebrated it is. With so much that can go wrong with a night of drinking, it can leave many wondering, &ld...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates alcohol abuse alcohol detox alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center alcohol treatment facility Source Type: blogs
Driving under the influence of alcohol, illicit drugs and certain medicines is not allowed worldwide. Roadside drug testing is considered an important tool for determining such behavior. In Spain, mandatory ro...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Short Report Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine the level and relationship between the self-perceived health of adolescents in relation to the level of practice of physical activity, adherence to the Mediterranean diet, weight status and consumption of substance abuse, such as alcohol and tobacco. A total of 516 adolescent students between the ages of 12 and 16 completed a series of questionnaires to assess their health, physical activity, compliance with the Mediterranean diet and alcohol and tobacco consumption. Adolescents who practice more physical activity have better health and greater adherence to the Mediterranean die...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Insomnia is highly co-occurring with both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD). This is concerning since insomnia contributes to worse substance abuse and PTSD, and a host of negative health consequences. No...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
AbstractAlthough there is extensive literature on the processes and outcomes of drug and alcohol dependence treatments, little is known about specific predictors of treatment effectiveness. The present study aims to identify the predictors of abstinence in outpatient drug and alcohol dependence treatments, as well as the predictors of treatment effectiveness, according to a biopsychosocial approach. The study followed a cross-sectional research design. Participants (n = 290) were recruited from an outpatient treatment of the Intervention Division in Addictive Behaviors and Dependencies (DICAD), in the norther...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
This study investigated the mediating effects of social support and depres...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
This article presents a review of researches concerning healthy and unhealthy lifestyles and their contribute in the development of sexual quality of life in a gender-dependent manner.Among the unhealthy lifestyle, obesity contributes mostly to the development of sexual dysfunctions, due to its negative impact on cardiovascular and metabolic function. Tobacco smoking, alcohol - substance abuse and chronic stress lead to the development of sexual dysfunction in a med-long term.In order to guarantee a satisfying sexual quality of life, sexual health specialists have the responsibility to guide the patient through the adoptio...
Source: Reproductive Biology - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Reprod Biol Endocrinol Source Type: research
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