Telehealth a Game Changer for Addiction Treatment? Telehealth a Game Changer for Addiction Treatment?
Telehealth may allow patients to engage more in addiction treatment, but more research is needed to confirm the benefits and determine how best to tailor services to individual patients.Medscape Medical News
Condition: Addiction Interventions: Drug: CBD Day 1; Drug: CBD Day 2; Drug: CBD Day 3 Sponsor: Yale University Recruiting
Conditions: Craving; Emotional Dysfunction; Self-Regulation, Emotion; Alexithymia; Cocaine Addict Intervention: Behavioral: Patients with completed rehab Sponsors: Ramsay Générale de Santé; Ramsay santé Recruiting
From Wall Street to Hollywood, psychedelics are having a cultural moment. For those of us who grew up in the “this is your brain on drugs” era, it’s hard to let go of stigma—and the mental image of an egg sizzling on a hot pan. But as a growing number of states and cities move to decriminalize drugs, and investors flock to an emerging market for psychedelic health care, substances like psilocybin, ketamine and LSD are edging into mainstream culture—and setting the stage for a paradigm shift in modern medicine. Within the next few years, we could see psychedelic therapies prescribed for refract...
Conclusion: Our findings suggest that earlier users and those with more complex or disadvantaged lives are more likely to seek treatment. A broad population health approach that engages multiple sectors such as health, social welfare, and education is recommended to ensure that there is increased opportunity for people with CUD to be identified and signposted towards treatment.Eur Addict Res
AbstractA recent Institute of Medicine Report calls for explicit modeling of smoking initiation, cessation and addiction processes. We introduce a model of smoking initiation that explicitly teases out the percentage of initiation due to social pressures, which we call “peer-imitation,” and the percentage due to other factors, such as media ads, family smoking, and psychological factors, which we call “self-initiation.” We propose a dynamic non-linear behavioral contagion model of smoking initiation and employ data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health to estimate the relative contribution...
Ravindra Rao, Anju Dhawan, Arpit Parmar, Deepak Yadav, Roshan BhadIndian Journal of Community Medicine 2021 46(3):370-373 India has a huge burden of substance use disorder (SUD). The national response to the problem of SUD has been to support addiction treatment centers either in government hospitals or in nongovernmental settings. The existing number of addiction treatment facilities is less compared to the burden of substance use in India. The existing models of treatment in India place undue emphasis on inpatient treatment of SUD. Community-based treatment aims to bring the treatment of SUD closer to the patients in th...
Conclusion: The prevalence of pregaming is high among current users however, the majority of them had the intention to quit this behavior. Counselors and health care professionals working in alcohol de-addiction centers should specifically question pregaming and its associated symptoms. Tailor-made interventions should be promoted to target the concept of pregaming-related consequences of alcohol addiction.
Conclusion: Overall sleep quality was poor among the study participants. This article considered analysis of determinants of sleep quality among the urban adult population.
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Nov 30, 2021. . Sponsored by National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center