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Drinkers Often Unsuccessful at Reducing Alcohol Use Despite Motivation

Drinkers Often Unsuccessful at Reducing Alcohol Use Despite Motivation

Not many high-risk individuals who are motivated to reduce alcohol comsumption are successful after 6 months.

Aberrant Drug Behaviors, Pain Catastrophizing Reduced With Web-Based Program

Aberrant Drug Behaviors, Pain Catastrophizing Reduced With Web-Based Program

Aberrant drug-related behavior was found to be reduced in patients receiving the web-based program in addition to standard care compared with standard care alone.

Cannabis Use Associated With Subsequent Psychotic Experiences in Adolescents

Cannabis Use Associated With Subsequent Psychotic Experiences in Adolescents

Both early-onset cannabis users and late-onset cannabis users had an increased risk for psychotic experiences at age 18.

Effects of Parents Supplying Alcohol to Adolescents

Effects of Parents Supplying Alcohol to Adolescents

Parents should be advised that this practice is associated with risk, both directly and indirectly through increased access to alcohol from other sources.

Presence of Prescription Opioids May Increase Risk of Initiation in Household Members

Presence of Prescription Opioids May Increase Risk of Initiation in Household Members

Prescription opioids kept in the household may increase the risk for opioid initiation in co-residents.

Prevalence of Tobacco Use in Veterans

Prevalence of Tobacco Use in Veterans

Current use of 1 of 5 tobacco products is reported by almost 30% of veterans.

Smoking Cessation Medication Associated With Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Smoking Cessation Medication Associated With Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

There was a higher risk of cardiovascular events linked with the smoking cessation treatment, varenicline.

Rarity of Late-Onset ADHD: Symptoms Linked to Other Causes

Rarity of Late-Onset ADHD: Symptoms Linked to Other Causes

Although late-onset ADHD may be a valid diagnosis for some, clinicians should carefully evaluate patients' psychiatric history for other causes.

Varenicline Reduces Heavy Drinking, Cigarette Smoking in Men With Alcohol Use Disorder

Varenicline Reduces Heavy Drinking, Cigarette Smoking in Men With Alcohol Use Disorder

Varenicline may have a role in the treatment of alcohol use disorder in men who smoke cigarettes.

Intranasal vs Intramuscular Naloxone for Opioid Overdose

Intranasal vs Intramuscular Naloxone for Opioid Overdose

Intranasal naloxone was shown to have similar efficacy and tolerability as intramuscular naloxone.

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