Hundreds of Somali-American Youths Held Captive in Rehab Centers; ‘They Were Torturing Me’
Immigrant parents send children back to East Africa to receive “treatment” for addiction, being gay or just acting too Westernized. #eastafrica #immigrantparents (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veterans Often Reluctant to Admit Struggles With Sleep, Addictions
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 -- A new study of U.S. military veterans reveals they are more comfortable getting help for physical ills than for mental health issues. " The majority of participants indicated they would be willing to seek treatment for both... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Structural relationships among negative parenting attitude, covert narcissism, relationship addiction, and dating violence behavior: based on the results from the university students - Jung O, Chang S.
This study examined the structural relationship between parents' negative parenting attitude, covert narcissism, relationship addiction tendency, and dating violence behavior perceived by university students and identified the paths of major var... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New COVID Guidelines; Retiring Early Rx; and Healing Addiction New COVID Guidelines; Retiring Early Rx; and Healing Addiction
The top 3 things you should know to start your day.3 Things to Know Today (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

The moderating role of psychological flexibility on the association between distress-driven impulsivity and problematic internet use - Liu C, Rotaru K, Chamberlain SR, Ren L, Fontenelle LF, Lee RSC, Suo C, Raj K, Y ücel M, Albertella L.
BACKGROUND: Problematic internet use is receiving increasing attention in the addiction field, yet the mechanisms driving such behaviours remain unclear. Previous research has shown that impulsivity- and compulsivity-related constructs may interactively co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Loneliness and academic performance mediates the relationship between fear of missing out and smartphone addiction among Iranian university students - Alinejad V, Parizad N, Yarmohammadi M, Radfar M.
BACKGROUND: Fear of missing out (FoMO) can increase loneliness and smartphone addiction and decrease academic performance in university students. Most studies investigated the relationship between FoMO and smartphone addiction in developed countries, and n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent mobile phone addiction during the COVID-19 pandemic predicts subsequent suicide risk: a two-wave longitudinal study - Li G, Conti AA, Qiu C, Tang W.
Both the rate of mobile phone addiction and suicidality among adolescents have increased during the pandemic lockdown. However, the relationship between mobile phone addiction and suicide risk and the underlying psychological mechanisms remains unknown. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Improving outcomes for children exposed to opioids before birth
Although many programs have been implemented to prevent and improve access to treatment for opioid addiction, there is not much discussion on the effects the epidemic has had on its smallest victims. Expectant mothers with opioid-related diagnoses documented at delivery increased by 131% from 2010-2017, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The incidence of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) increased by 82% nationally over the same period. Babies are at … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

How Doctors With Addiction Heal and Return to Practice How Doctors With Addiction Heal and Return to Practice
Physicians experience problems with substance abuse at the same rates as everyone else. Here ' s how two doctors hit rock bottom, recovered, and got back to practicing medicine full time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Kids Getting Spinal Surgeries May Cut Back on Opioids
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 – Spinal surgery is painful, but fewer addictive opioid painkillers are needed now to help kids and teens manage it, a new study finds. A research team from Michigan Medicine found that scoliosis patients undergoing spinal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walgreens Contributed To San Francisco Opioid Crisis: Judge
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Walgreens can be held responsible for over-dispensing highly addictive drugs for years without proper oversight. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 10, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

' Shocking' and Persistent Gap in Treatment for Opioid Addiction'Shocking' and Persistent Gap in Treatment for Opioid Addiction
Drugs such as methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone have been shown to reduce opioid overdoses by more than 50%, yet only about 1 in 10 people living with opioid use disorder receive these medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - August 9, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Lisa Marie Presley 'grateful to be alive' after battling similar addiction to her father
HAVING lost her father at the age of nine, Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley grew up to become the sole heir of her father's estate, Graceland. Having grown up relatively in the limelight, Lisa Marie has had a turbulent life facing heartbreaking loss and many health battles including mercury poisoning and an addiction to opioids. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment Helps Patients Who Engage in Risky & quot;Chemsex & quot; Treatment Helps Patients Who Engage in Risky & quot;Chemsex & quot;
The practice, which is becoming more prevalent, entails risks of addiction and psychological complications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Tony Blackburn: 'The idea was that I'd die laughing' Star recalls uncontrollable addiction
TONY BLACKBURN made a name for himself as a DJ and the first radio presenter to be heard on BBC Radio 1 when it began back in 1967. At the beginning of this year, the 79-year-old revealed some shocking truths about his career including that he battled an addiction to Valium - a drug used to treat several conditions including anxiety. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news