Diagnostic issues in cases of juvenile with substance abuse problem in forensic psychology field - Cugowski M.
The article deals with the issues related to the recently-increasing problem of addiction to psychoactive substances in the context of the process of demoralization and offenses committed by minors. By making a scientific and research analysis of the pheno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How Common Is Unintentional Cannabis Ingestion?
Discussion “[Cannabis] is a genus of flowering plant with three main varieties: sativa, indica and ruderalis.” It has been used for hundreds of years for hemp or fiber and also for psychoactive and medicinal effects. The active compounds are collectively called cannabinoids, of which delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the most abundant. The floral buds or calyxes of the plant have the most cannabinoids, but other parts of the plant are also used such as leaves. Hash oil, hashish (or resin) and marijuana (dried leaves) are the common products from strongest to least strongest products. ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 11, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

MAP, a startup combating substance abuse, raises $25M from Aetna, others
Can we use technology to better fight drug addiction? This CEO is focused on ending the "totally unacceptable" human toll of the opioid epidemic. He's got a fresh $25 million in the bank to hire and expand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Perceived social ties and mental health among formerly incarcerated men in New York City - Valera P, Boyas JF.
The incarcerated population has been substantially burdened by syndemic productions involving mental health illness and substance abuse problems. The present analysis describes the mental health symptoms of a nonprobability sample of 225 formerly incarcera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Moderate to severe gambling problems and traumatic brain injury: a population-based study - Turner NE, McDonald AJ, Ialomiteanu AR, Mann RE, McCready J, Millstone D, Hamilton H, Elton-Marshall T, Rehm J, Kurdyak P, Ilie G, Wickens CM, Le TL, van der Maas M, Faregh N, Cook S, Bondy S, Sanchez S, Cusimano MD.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common injury characterized by a change in brain function after an external blow to the head and is associated with substance abuse, psychological distress, risk-taking, and impulsivity. Convenience and clinical samples ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kenya: NHIF Spent Sh65mn for Rehabilitation of Drug, Substance Abuse Patients
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) spent Sh65.3 million in the financial year 2017/ 2018 as payment for the treatment of 685 patients suffering from drug and substance abuse. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comorbid conditions among adults 50 years and older with traumatic brain injury: examining associations with demographics, healthcare utilization, institutionalization, and 1-year outcomes - Kumar RG, Olsen J, Juengst SB, Dams-O ʼconnor K, Oʼneil-Pirozzi TM, Hammond FM, Wagner AK.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the relationship of acute complications, preexisting chronic diseases, and substance abuse with clinical and functional outcomes among adults 50 years and older with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN: Pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Judge finds UnitedHealth denied care on mental issues
In a scathing decision released Tuesday, a federal judge in Northern California ruled that a unit of UnitedHealth Group, the giant health insurer, had created internal policies aimed at effectively discriminating against patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders to save money. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Reed Abelson Source Type: news

Judge finds UnitedHealth denied care on mental issues
In a scathing decision released Tuesday, a federal judge in Northern California ruled that a unit of UnitedHealth Group, the giant health insurer, had created internal policies aimed at effectively discriminating against patients with mental health and substance abuse disorders to save money. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Reed Abelson Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Substance Abuse Reach Record High
TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 -- Deaths from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the United States hit an all-time high in 2017 -- more than 150,000 in all. That number was more than double 1999 levels, according to a chilling new analysis of U.S. Centers for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nigeria: MTN Continues to Spearhead Intervention to Combat Deadly Scourge of Substance Abuse
[Nigeria Health Watch] In furtherance of the drive to curb the increasing rate of substance abuse in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, under the Anti Substance Abuse Programme (ASAP) led a multi sectoral roundtable on the substance abuse ecosystem in Nigeria and the need for intensified collaborative action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Notice of Meeting
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a public meeting of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council (NAC) on March 28, 2019. The meeting will address expanding access to Medication-Assisted Treatment, recovery housing, and more. Registration is required; the meeting will be held via WebEx and telephone. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 4, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

High doses of B-vitamins have a profound effect on mental health
(Natural News) The scourge of mental health problems plaguing the U.S. has been called an epidemic. Back in 2014, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that close to 20 percent of the total adult population of the United States is diagnosed with some form of mental illness each year, including depression,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millennial depression on the rise, study says
Today, young people are more likely to suffer from depression and self-harm than they were 10 years ago, even as substance abuse and anti-social behavior continue to fall, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescription painkillers do more harm than good for back pain
(Natural News) From over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers like ibuprofen, naproxen, and aspirin to prescription drugs like tramadol, morphine, and hydrocodone, these meds are omnipresent in modern American life. They have become more widely used than tobacco, according to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration report. In 2015, more than 36 percent of Americans, aged 12... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer hospital programs address opioid abuse, Ohio University study finds
(Ohio University) The damage done to America's health by the opioid epidemic is well-recognized and enormous, with drug overdose death rates helping to drive down US life expectancy in recent years. Yet as the problem has worsened, American hospitals collectively have seen a loss of programs dealing with substance abuse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New York to help develop national ratings system for addictions programs
The state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announced New York was selected among five states to pilot a new national rating system for addiction treatment providers. During the 24-month pilot program, OASAS will work to align the rating system with ongoing initiatives in New York in tandem with Shatterproof, a national nonprofit based in New York that focuses on addictions issues. Massachusetts and Ohio are also participating, with two other states to be annou nced later. Other… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

New York to help develop national ratings system for addictions programs
The state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announced New York was selected among five states to pilot a new national rating system for addiction treatment providers. During the 24-month pilot program, OASAS will work to align the rating system with ongoing initiatives in New York in tandem with Shatterproof, a national nonprofit based in New York that focuses on addictions issues. Massachusetts and Ohio are also participating, with two other states to be annou nced later. Other… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, family environment, and substance abuse symptoms in emerging adults - Gilhooly T, Bergman AJ, Stieber J, Brown EJ.
Emerging adulthood is a developmental period spanning roughly from 18 to 25 years old and is marked with high rates of co-occurring substance abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, especially for those who are "disconnected," such as high school... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Probability discounting of monetary gains and losses in opioid-dependent adults - Garami J, Moustafa A.
This study is the first to investigate how opioid-dependent individuals make ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Psychopathy, the Big Five and empathy as predictors of violence in a forensic sample of substance abusers - Nigel SM, Dudeck M, Otte S, Knauer K, Klein V, B öttcher T, Maaß C, Vasic N, Streb J.
It is widely recognized that substance abuse increases the general risk of delinquency and violent offenses in particular. Substance-related disorders are the primary cause of offenders being sentenced to mandatory treatment in forensic psychiatry. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Relationship between substance use, bullying, and other delinquent behaviors among high school students: a secondary analysis of the Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey - Sharp A, Young MS, Moore KA.
This study conducted a secondary analysis of high school data from Hillsborough County's 2014 Florida Youth S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

How Common is Bipolar Disorder?
Discussion Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic, recurrent, affective disorder with fluctuations in energy and mood. “Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depressive illness, is a severe chronic mood disorder characterized by episodes [note not just one instance] of mania, hypomania, and alternating or intertwining episodes of depression.” Affective disorders are classified based on their severity and extent, from unipolar to BDII to BDI. “Individuals with unipolar disorder present with depressive episodes only, and those with bipolar II or I disorder show increasingly pronounced episodes of mood ele...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Trump Said China Doesn ’t Have a Drug Problem. The Data Tells A Different Story
President Donald Trump on Friday said that China does not have a drug problem, and suggested that the U.S. should emulate its harsh drug-regulation tactics — but data from China tells a different story. Trump spoke in the White House Rose Garden Friday to announce that he would declare a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall without Congressional approval. During the address, Trump also spoke about the ongoing substance abuse epidemic in the U.S., and referred to conversations he had with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who Trump said told him that China did not have a drug problem because it could use th...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized China Fentanyl healthytime onetime Source Type: news

SAMHSA Treatment Guidance on Native Populations Highlights Cultural Considerations, Best Practices
Details a new Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP),Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This TIP is designed to improve American Indians' and Alaska Natives' access to treatment for substance use disorders that is scientifically sounds and culturally informed. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 12, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

LGBTQ youths are over-represented, have poorer outcomes in child welfare system
(University of Texas at Austin) LGBTQ youths are more likely to end up in foster care or unstable housing and suffer negative outcomes, such as substance abuse or mental health issues, while living in the child welfare system, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Genesee County to get new inpatient addictions center
New state funding will lead to another inpatient residential site for addiction treatment in Western New York, as well as a major laboratory upgrades at Wyoming County Community Hospital. Both projects were funded in a new round of grants from the state Department of Health. The Genesee Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Inc. received $4.7 million to build a 25-bed intensive residential substance use disorder treatment program, specifically targeting women and their children.  The facility… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Study finds a dearth of mental health interventions for ethnic minority youth in the US
(Arizona State University) A research team from Arizona State University, DePaul University and the University of Southern California analyzed how effective evidence-based mental health intervention programs were for ethnic minority youth in the United States. Four treatment programs met the criteria of 'well-established.' These treatments addressed substance abuse, disruptive behavior and anxiety in Hispanic/Latino and African-American youth. Native-American and Asian-American youth were underrepresented or absent from research studies on mental health intervention programs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

After Opioids, Benzodiazepine Use Raises Concern
There was a 570% increase in substance abuse treatment admissions with both benzodiazepine and prescription opioid abuse from 2000 to 2010, according to a 2016 study. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The sources of stigma and the impacts on Afghan refugees with substance abuse disorders: a qualitative study in Iran - Deilamizade A, Moghanibashi-Mansourieh A, Mohammadian A, Puyan D.
Iran is the fourth refugee-hosting country and Afghanistan is the second refugee-source country in the world. This research is qualitative and conducted with content analysis method. Twenty-seven individuals participated in the study. They were recruited f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A New Study Says Pot Smokers May Have Higher Sperm Counts. But There ’s a Catch
Men who have smoked marijuana may be more fertile than those who have never touched it, suggests a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction. The results are a surprise — but researchers warn there’s more to the story. While research about marijuana and fertility is limited, some past papers have suggested that it might harm semen quality. Cigarette smoking is also known to be a risk factor for both female and male infertility. Given those links, the authors of the new study expected to find that men who have smoked pot would have worse measures of fertility, says co-author Dr. Jorge Chavarro, an as...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized fertility healthytime Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Notice of Meeting Cancellation
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announces the cancellation of the February 27, 2019 meeting of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 1, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Predictors of substance abuse among risky drivers: the role of personality characteristics and mental health - Abdoli N, Farnia V, Salemi S, Tatari F, Shakeri J, Basanj B, AhmadiJuibari T, Bahrampouri S.
BACKGROUND: Regarding the high prevalence of substance abuse and its serious complications, the necessity of assessing factors assuming to make tendency toward substance abuse is justifiable. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The statistical population consis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Screening questionnaires for substance abuse post brain injury: a review - Mehta S, Janzen S, Cotoi A, Rice D, Owens K, Teasell R.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the psychometric properties of the available assessment questionnaires for substance abuse studied within a brain injury population. METHODS: A literature search was conducted on MEDLINE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Embase databases.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has extended the comment period on for the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The survey is used to used to determine the prevalence of the use of tobacco products, alcohol, illicit substances, and illicit use of prescription drugs by people 12 years and older in the United States. Comments are due by March 4, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 31, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Stress, aggression, and the balance of approach and avoidance - Vogel S, Schwabe L.
Stress is a well-established risk factor for many mental disorders including anxiety disorders or substance abuse. A hallmark of these disorders is an imbalance between behavioral approach and avoidance in situations with approach-avoidance conflicts and u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Postpartum Substance Abuse, Mood Disorders More Common With IBD Postpartum Substance Abuse, Mood Disorders More Common With IBD
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and Crohn's disease in particular, is associated with an increased risk of postpartum mood disorders and substance abuse, new findings in the journal Gut show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of depression in men?
The signs of depression can vary between men and women. Men are generally more likely to feel anger and to engage in substance abuse and risky behavior. In this article, we discuss the behavioral, physical, and emotional signs of depression in men and explain how to get help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Libby Bier of Ozark Guidance on Dealing with Gambling Addiction
Libby Bier is the director of substance abuse and recovery services at Ozark Guidance, a community behavioral health agency serving eight counties of northwest Arkansas. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 28, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Bill to Protect Persons With Mental Health Scales Second Reading in Nigerian Senate
[Premium Times] The Senate on Thursday passed for second reading a bill to protect persons with mental health and substance abuse problems. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Benzos, Opioids and Z-Drugs: Deadly Combos
With all the news media accounts and reports from governmental health organizations about the opioid epidemic, including the 70,237 drug overdose deaths in 2017, a newly emerging threat is gaining attention: use and misuse of benzodiazepines, opioid drugs and Z-drugs. Specifically, combining these three drugs can create a deadly combination that snuffs out lives. Benzodiazepine Overdose Deaths on the Rise Benzodiazepines, a class of sedative narcotic drugs including Xanax and Valium used to treat anxiety, insomnia and other disorders and classified as Schedule IV under the Controlled Substances Act by the Drug Enforcement ...
Source: Psych Central - January 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse Suicide Source Type: news

The role of the national drug law enforcement agency in the curtailment of youth involvement in drug abuse in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria - Moshood I, Amali SE, Abraham O, Olabisi YR.
In recent times, the trend of drug and substance abuse among youths in Ilorin, Nigeria, has been so alarming that it has generated serious concerns from all quarters in the city. In spite of the efforts of the Nigerian National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medication Treatment for Substance Abuse Up in Facilities
FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- From 2007 to 2016, there was an increase in the proportion of substance use treatment facilities offering medication treatment (MT), according to a study published in the January issue of Health Affairs. Using data from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hypothermic death in the arctic state - Rolf CM, Gallagher KE.
Hypothermic deaths are seen across the United States, but are more commonly seen in Alaska compared to the other states due to its northern latitude and variable climate. Vulnerable populations, such as the homeless and people with substance abuse are at i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

California must build workforce to serve older adults ’ behavioral health needs, UCLA report says
By 2030, there will be 9 million adults over age 65 in California — up from 6 million now — according to an estimate by the state’s department of finance. Buta new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research finds that California ’s public mental health workforce is poorly prepared to address their mental health needs and provide treatment for substance abuse.The report ’s publication coincides with a meeting this week in San Diego of the California Behavioral Planning Council, which will discuss the workforce problem and a five-year workforce education and training plan. But...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Poverty, Depression, Substance Abuse Common in Native Americans With HIV Poverty, Depression, Substance Abuse Common in Native Americans With HIV
More than half of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) adults in HIV care are at or below the poverty line, and many report symptoms of depression, internalized HIV-related stigma and substance abuse, according to results from the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 -- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration national helpline (800-662-HELP) seems to be underappreciated in the media and by the general population, according to a research letter published online Jan. 14... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. substance abuse helpline largely unknown
(Reuters Health) - The U.S. government's toll-free substance abuse helpline, which provides free referral services to those looking for treatment, gets little publicity, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A longitudinal analysis of the substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS (SAVA) syndemic among women in the criminal justice system - Jones AA, Gerke T, Striley CW, Osborne V, Whitehead N, Cottler LB.
Using data from a randomized controlled trial of 319 women mainly recruited from a Municipal Drug Court System in St. Louis, MO, this study evaluates substance use, victimization, and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors over time. The results indicated that, for all p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Pain and substance abuse interact in a vicious cycle
(Binghamton University) Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, according to a research team including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news