Determining the Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Depression and Anxiety in Methadone Consumers: A Randomized Controlled: Erratum
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Updating the Public Health and Mental Health Education Curriculum About Addictions During the COVID-19 Outbreak: Is it Necessary?
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Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Implementation of COVID-19 Vaccination in Substance Use Disorder Residential Settings
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Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Expressive Art Therapies for Treating People With Misuses of Alcohol, Licit, and Illicit Drugs in COVID-19 Outbreak
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Playing Badminton as a Movement Therapy for Reducing Internet Addiction During COVID-19 Outbreak
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Using TikTok App for Therapy and Sharing Happiness in COVID-19 Outbreak
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Increased Consumption of Crystal (Methamphetamine) During the COVID-19 Outbreak
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Anxiety, Depression, Psychological Symptoms, Negative Effects, and Other Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal
This case occurred in a 33-year-old man who has been smoking for 19 years. He had a pattern of consuming 14 cigarettes per day with 30 mg of nicotine intake and high tar levels. The level of tolerance for consumption of nicotine and tar per day is 10 to 15 mg. High cigarette consumption correlates with high nicotine consumption as well. Excessive nicotine consumption over a long period can lead to lung cancer, stroke, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and psychological disorders. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder Following Recreational Dextromethorphan Use
Conclusions: The lack of effective treatments for HPPD and a general lack of awareness among patients and providers leads to underdiagnosis and incorrect management. Ropinirole may offer a novel treatment for patients with HPPD, and more research is needed to determine the suitability of dopamine agonists in the treatment for HPPD. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Examining Employment and Employment Barriers Among a Sample of Patients in Medication-Assisted Treatment in the United States
Background: Barriers to employment are a considerable problem for individuals recovering from an opioid use disorder (OUD). Being unemployed while receiving OUD treatment is associated with poorer treatment outcomes. Objectives: Apply the biopsychosocial model to examine employment status and the association of barriers to employment among a sample of adults receiving Methadone for OUD. Materials and Methods: Administrative data from an east coast midsized urban medication-assisted treatment provider in the United States were obtained from a state database. Univariate analyses were used to describe the sa...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Trends in Mortality Due to Stimulants Use in Adolescents and Young Adults
Conclusion: The increase in overall mortality rate because of stimulants use reflects the increase of MA use in this age group. The difference in the rate of change shows worsening racial inequality. Public health policies should be implemented to include evidence-based strategies to prevent MA misuse or overdose. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Positive Psychology Skills Training on Life Expectancy of Addicts in Tehran
In this study, 60 addicts were selected who were randomly assigned to experimental (n=30) and control (n=30) groups. Group therapy sessions consisted of 10 sessions, twice a week for 90 minutes each time. The research tool was Snyder Hope Questionnaire. Analysis of variance with repeated measures was used to analyze the data. Results: The results showed that there was a statistically significant difference in the mean score of hope in the experimental and control groups (P (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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A Clinical Trial to Assess the Role of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Smoking Cessation in an Egyptian Sample
Conclusions: In a study that simulates real-life conditions in Egyptian smokers, 6 sessions of high-frequency active rTMS over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex did not produce a statistically significant increase in abstinence over sham rTMS at the same site. However, an effect on carbon monoxide measures and treatment response warrants further research. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Factors Causing the Tendency to Abuse Addictive Substances in Adolescent Girls
This study suggests a clear perspective for specialists and therapists to identify the threatening and predisposing factors for the treatment of addictive substance abuse in adolescent girls and, if necessary, appropriate interventions. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Gender Differences in Cognitive and Personality Functioning in Patients With Substance Use Disorder
Conclusions: Contrary to previous studies, women are not more vulnerable to the effects of substance use compared with men. Notably, men are more vulnerable to negative emotions than women. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Industrial Drug Use Between Young Couples to Improve the Quality of Sex
Crystal (methamphetamine), as one of the most effective stimulants, has dangerous effects on the body and mind of people, and its negative effects cannot be ignored. In the meantime, the use of this stimulant can have a great impact on sexual desire and disorders, however, there is still a misconception among many young people about using this stimulant to improve the quality of sex. in addition to physical side effects such as liver and kidney failure, the use of these substances also has psychological and social side effects. An important issue is to raise awareness about the harms and effects of industrial narcotics for...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Relation Between Acute Administration of Synthetic Cannabinoids and Induction of Epileptic Seizures
Conclusion: Synthetic cannabinoid usage has been linked to seizure induction and has been shown to alter electroencephalographic activity. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Nondrug Treatment Approaches Used in Alcohol and Substance Addictions and Related Factors
Conclusions: In addition to the medical approaches of patients with ASUD problems, it is observed that they attempt to cope using traditional and complementary methods and prefer the self-help methods among these methods. However, further studies are needed to investigate the contribution of these methods to current treatment methods. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Factors Associated With Leaving Against Medical Advice From Inpatient Substance Use Detoxification Treatment
The objective of this study was to identify factors associated with leaving against medical advice (AMA) from inpatient substance use detoxification treatment. Methods: A retrospective study of 832 adult patients discharged AMA from an inpatient substance use detoxification unit. Variables from the following factors were included: demographics, substance type, medical history, psychiatric history, tobacco use, detoxification protocol, legal history, and reason for discharge AMA. The outcome variable was days until discharge AMA. Results: For demographics, only increased age was significantly associated with i...
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Understanding How Semantic Structures of Individuals With Drug Addiction Transform As a Key to Effective Psychotherapy
Conclusion: The psychotherapy of patients with drug addiction becomes effective when they are provided with a key value, that is, a value of their life experience, that is strong enough to replace the values of their drug-related experience. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Smoking and Smoking Relapse in Postpartum: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
This study aims to determine the smoking prevalence and relapse in women in the postpartum period based on the meta-analysis method. Methods: The steps provided by Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) were followed. According to keywords extracted by authors, 3 sources were searched until April 2020. To analyze the prevalence of smoking and relapse, the size of the sample and the event were calculated for eligible studies, and then the prevalence was calculated. Heterogeneity for all analyses and subgroups was investigated. Result: Forty articles were eligible for evalua...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

The Role of the Family in Preventing Addiction
This article is written in a library-style and cites several books and articles. As a result of this research, although prevention can be considered the most effective strategy to deal with substance abuse, choosing the best method of prevention is not so easy and clear, because the causes of addiction are related and multidimensional. Therefore, there is no doubt that different societies have to adapt various preventive measures to their specific conditions. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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The Predictive Role of Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, and Personality Traits in Addiction Potential of Students at Arak University of Medical Sciences
Conclusions: The results showed that there was a relationship between personality traits, emotional intelligence, and resilience with addiction potential. On the basis of regression analysis results, it is recommended that to reduce addiction potential, instead of investing on all the mentioned variables, to mainly focus on the variables of optimism/emotion regulation, contentiousness, neuroticism and appraisal of emotions, so that a reduction in addiction potential can be achieved with less time and lower cost. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Nurses Working in Iran
This study aimed to assess the associated factors of anxiety, depression, and stress among nurses working in Iran. The research method is library type which was done during 2 months by using valid scientific sources and books. More than two-thirds, more than half, and nearly one-fifth of the nurses had anxiety, depression, and stress, respectively. Unavailability of a guideline, fear of infecting family, and having chronic diseases increase the risk of developing anxiety. Nurses who did not have a guideline, received negative feedback from families, had a history of mental disorders, and chronic diseases have a higher odds...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Comparison of Emotional Intelligence, Attachment Style, and Mental Health in Addicted and Nonaddicted People
Conclusions: Psychological correlations of emotional intelligence, adult attachment style, and mental health are important risk factors for the phenomenon of drug addiction and have many practical implications for preventive interventions and treatment of abusive behaviors. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Recovery Housing Program for Drug Addicts: Work Patterns, Substance Abuse, and Housing Situation After a 6-Month Follow-up
The use of psychoactive substances is associated with physical and psychological damage, especially among people in situations of high social vulnerability. Housing programs can provide integrated care to people exposed to social determinants of health. This longitudinal study with residents of a recovery house (N=164, maximum stay of 6 mo) investigated substance use, employment, and housing status. The mean length of stay was 144 days (SD=76.8 d), and most residents had been working for at least 4 consecutive months (n=96; 58.5%); 74.4% of the residents received therapeutic discharge and more than half retur...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Emerging Challenges in COVID-19 With Substance Use Disorders
Conclusion: This review highlights the importance of the intertwined epidemics interactions and proposes early measures to recognize the scope of problem at the individual level to prevent future challenges. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Attitude of Health Care Professionals Toward Patients With Substance Use Disorders
Conclusion: Stigma of medical field professionals toward patients with SUDs is common and may contribute to underqualified health care service for these patients, which mandates dissemination of model educational programs starting from college medical curricula to postgraduate ones. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Evaluation of the Prevalence of Psychiatric Readmission and Associated Factors in Shafa Psychiatric Hospital in Rasht During 2017-2019
Conclusion: On the basis of the results, it is suggested that the follow-up of patients and providing hospitalization for emotional support and recommendation for appropriate medication can be helpful and reduce the rate of readmission. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Cannabis Use and Cognitive Impairment Among Male Adolescents: A Case-control Study
The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and correlates of cognitive impairment among male adolescents with cannabis use in comparison with a control group. This is a case-control study that included 1682 adolescents who just finished their secondary school. A drug screen was made for all participants. Cognitive assessment using Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) scale was carried out for adolescents with positive urine screen for cannabis and a control group of adolescents with negative urine screen for drugs. The prevalence of cannabis use among adolescents was 2.14%. About one third of the cases starte...
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Sociodemographic Correlates of Substance Use in a Sample of Egyptian Female University Students
Conclusion: Illicit drugs were the most common substance used among female university students in Egypt. Substance use was influenced by sociodemographic factors; faculty, form of study, residence and living arrangement, parental education, income, leisure time activities, and having friends or relatives with substance use. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in Colombia
Conclusions: The use of ENDS is growing probably because of new marketing strategies that involve novel details and that generate curiosity, especially in the youngest. Some of these are technological designs, pleasant smells and flavors or absence of them and how easy it can be to hide them and consume them in places where it is forbidden to do. So, many young people and adolescents who had not used nicotine before, now do. There is a knowledge gap about ENDS, therefore they can affect the work has been done for decades in reducing nicotine consumption among young people and be the gateway to the consumption of cig...
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - November 25, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

The COVID-19 Outbreak, High Stress, and Increased Substance Use
After the outbreak of the coronavirus and the epidemic of this deadly disease with the imposition of restrictions and the rumor that addicts are not infected, the rate of slippage among drug users in the COVID-19 period has increased to some extent and in a way, addiction has followed a secret process. In addition to increasing public awareness of rumors through the media, it should be noted that the main bulwark fight against the tendency to use drugs is the family. When the foundations of the family weaken, we must wait for any harm to the youth. If families do not take action to prevent drug use, we will have to witness...
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Gender Differences in a Sample of Egyptian University Students With Opioid Use Disorders Attributed to Tramadol
Conclusions: Tramadol use was common among university students, with higher prevalence among males. Sex-related similarities and differences were present. Results can guide health policymakers to develop appropriate prevention and management strategies. Population-based longitudinal studies are warranted to explore the causal relationship between tramadol use and progression to other substances in both sexes. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Ignorance has Turned COVID-19 Into a Social Stigma
Because of the rapidly increasing number of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, fears and worries have arisen because of lack of awareness and have led to challenges such as social stigma. Therefore, the present article aims to pay attention to the social stigma of people with a history of COVID-19. Because of the emergence of COVID-19 disease, accurate and complete information about its psychosocial problems is not available. According to the guidelines and strategies announced by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is important to review and present comprehensive program...
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Prevalence of Anxiety in Smoking Cessation: A Worldwide Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Discussion: Since smoking cessation is a factor that reduces anxiety, so in studies in this area as well as therapeutic interventions, it is necessary to consider this issue. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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An Investigation on the Guideline Adherence in Opioid Addiction Treatment and the Causes of Nonadherences
Conclusions: Overall, enhancement of patients and their families’ awareness about medication process appears necessary. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Effect of Naltrexone on Interleukins 2 and 4 in a Sample of Egyptian Patients With Heroin Use Disorder: A Prospective Case-control Study
Conclusion: Heroin use negatively affects immunity by changing the level of IL-2 and IL-4 while NTX reversed this effect, so the study approved the beneficial use of NTX treatment on the immunity system in patients with heroin use disorder. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Internet Addiction and Its Relation to Emotional Intelligence and Resilience Among a Sample of Egyptian University Students
Conclusion: Low scores of EI and resilience could predict the susceptibility to IA, suggesting that treatment strategies enhancing these factors would be of great value to be included in the programs targeted for the management of IA. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Reducing Body Image Disorders in Adolescent Girls
Conclusions: Therefore, this treatment is suggested to reduce body image disorder in adolescent girls. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Effectiveness of the Cognitive Restructuring Approach on Irrational Beliefs and Hopelessness in Individuals With a Substance Abuse Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of the cognitive reconstruction approach on irrational beliefs and hopelessness of people with substance abuse disorder. Methods: The statistical population of this study includes all people with substance abuse disorder, who were present in addiction treatment camps in Ardabil in 2018, from which 80 eligible people were selected using the available sampling method and Random methods were divided into experimental and control groups (40 people in each group). The experimental group underwent 8 sessions of 90 minutes of cognitive reconstruction intervention. Both groups...
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Impulsivity and Decision-making Style Among Tramadol Drug Addicts and its Relation to Frontal Lobe Volume
Objectives: Drug addiction has its effects on different behavioral and personality traits including impulsivity and pattern of decision-making. The frontal lobe was the focus of many of these studies regarding its important role in decision-making and other higher cognitive processes. We aimed to detect the pattern of decision-making styles and impulsivity among people with tramadol addiction, and also to find out if tramadol addiction has effects on the volume of different regions of the frontal lobe. Materials and Methods: Two groups were included: group A included 12 patients with tramadol addiction and group...
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Harm Perceptions of E-cigarette Use Among New Zealand Young People: Development of a Questionnaire
Conclusions: Each of the items will inform the design of a questionnaire assessing New Zealand young people’s perceptions of the harms of e-cigarette use. Development of these items will involve further literature reviewing, focus groups with end-users, and a pilot study. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Gender Differences in Methamphetamine Use Initiation and Trajectory of Use Among People Who Use Methamphetamine in a Mexico-US Border City
This study assessed gender differences in drug and meth use patterns among people meth people use meth. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study included 150 people with recent meth use, age 21 years or older, and living in Ciudad Juárez. Measures collected included sociodemographic characteristics, cross-border mobility, drug, and meth use characteristics. Statistically (P (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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The Role of Impulsivity and Cognitive Emotion Regulation in the Tendency Toward Addiction in Male Students
This study aimed to investigate the role of impulsivity and cognitive emotion regulation in the tendency toward addiction in students of Ardabil universities. Methods: The methodology applied in this research was descriptive correlation. A total of 520 male students who study at Ardabil universities were selected by 2-stage random sampling. To measure the variables, the Barratt Impulsivity Scale, the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ-P), and the Addiction Preparation Scale of Weed and Butcher were used. Results: To analyze the findings, the Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regressio...
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Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Cognitive Restructuring Technique to Reduce Psychosocial Anxiety in the COVID-19 Outbreak
Conclusions: The results showed that the CBT approach with the CR technique effectively reduced psychosocial anxiety in the COVID-19 outbreak. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Predictors of Drug Abuse Relapse for Iranian Addicted Women: An Application of Social Cognitive Theory
Objectives: Substance abuse prevalence has risen over the past decade among women, and accordingly, sex-specific barriers impede women’s access and participation in treatment programs, while the chief issue in providing treatment programs for women with substance abuse is the high relapse rate seen in the subjects. With all these in mind, the present study was conducted with the objective of recognizing the sociocognitive factors that concern the relapse of substance abuse in women. Methods: Two hundred women subjects under treatment in outpatient addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers in Kurdistan...
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Is Music Therapy Effective in Cabin Fever Recovery?
Conclusion: The author proposes that everyone can use music therapy in preventing and overcoming cabin fever. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Pattern of Tobacco Smoking Among Egyptian Patients With Bipolar Disorder
Conclusion: Patients with BD have a relatively high frequency of nicotine (cigarettes and waterpipe) dependence (17%) in relation to the general population (1.0%), especially bipolar I type. (Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment)
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Video Game Addiction Among Students During COVID-19 Pandemic Based on Regulatory Focus Theory and Interpersonal Competence
This study aimed to identify the tendencies of video game addiction among Senior High School students based on the aspects of Regulatory Focus Theory and interpersonal competence. It implemented a quantitative descriptive model with a 2×2 factorial design. A total of 1046 students participated in the survey. The findings revealed the increasing video game addiction cases among the students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The students with a high promotion focus and a high interpersonal competence as well as those with a low prevention focus and a low interpersonal competence tended to experience video game addiction. (...
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