For a Longer Life, Stay in School, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 -- U.S. life expectancy hasn't kept up with other wealthy nations and experts have cited health care, drug addiction and mental health woes as possible causes. But maybe the key to longevity can be found in the classroom,...
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Context: The opioid crisis poses a significant burden at a national level, and certain states have seen particularly high rates of misuse, addiction, and overdose. In 2017, Rhode Island reported opioid-related deaths nearly twice the national average. Objective: To test message efficacy and evaluate the effectiveness of campaign messaging to shift attitudes/beliefs related to opioid misuse in Rhode Island. Design: In phase 1, near-final versions of 6 advertisements were shown to a sample of the target audience via an online survey portal to assess responses to the messages (N = 1210). Phase 2 of the study employed ...
Source: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice - Category: Health Management Tags: Research Reports: Practice Full Report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: European Review of Applied PsychologyAuthor(s): S. El Archi, P. Brunault, N. Ballon, C. Réveillère, S. Barrault
Source: European Review of Applied Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
The coronavirus pandemic is testing the resilience of millions who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
The social distancing and isolation of the coronavirus pandemic may put people struggling with addiction at risk for relapse, an expert says.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Infections, Psychiatry, Dependence, News, Source Type: news
Suicide-related outcomes increased among young adults in the last decade. Excessive use of social media was hypothesized to contribute to this development. This longitudinal study aimed to investigate whether Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD) predicts suic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 -- The social distancing and isolation of the coronavirus pandemic may put people struggling with addiction at risk for relapse, an expert says. Feeling stressed, isolated and scared may drive them back to substance abuse,...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
This study aimed to identify the expression profile of circRNAs in the striatum of mice after cocaine self-administration by using circRNA microarray analysis.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Non-coding RNA profiling by array Mus musculus Source Type: research
“Please call me. I need to share my personal experience with opioids. I want to contribute.” This line immediately caught my attention on opening my e-mail on a busy Monday morning. The writer was an established and successful medical professional from a regional health care facility and was awa re of my research involving the optimization of perioperative opioid prescribing. Although we had never met, his note was compelling and I wanted to hear his story. During a brief break from clinical duties in my pain medicine practice, I dialed his number.
Source: Mayo Clinic Proceedings - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Perspectives and controversies Source Type: research
ConclusionThis VBM study revealed an association between reported FA tendency and a neural correlate of disinhibited eating. Future studies with bigger sample sizes are needed in order to demonstrate that FA is sufficiently different from existing conditions (e.g., BED) to warrant classification as a distinct disease phenotype.
Source: Journal of Eating Disorders - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
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