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Adult Children of Alcoholics: Healing Lifelong Scars

Adult Children of Alcoholics: Healing Lifelong Scars

Alcoholism can have a deleterious effect on interpersonal relationships, including romantic partners, friends, and coworkers.

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Fentanyl Responsible For Over Half of All Drug Overdose Deaths

Fentanyl Responsible For Over Half of All Drug Overdose Deaths

More than half of all drug overdose deaths may be caused by fentanyl.

Cost-Efficient Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Is Needed

Cost-Efficient Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Is Needed

Rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) have risen dramatically in recent years.

Opioid Misuse Among Women Following Cesarean Sections

Opioid Misuse Among Women Following Cesarean Sections

Following C-section, women were prescribed roughly twice as many pills as they used.

Worse Psychological Profile for Patients on Migraine Medication Who Relapse

Worse Psychological Profile for Patients on Migraine Medication Who Relapse

Patients who frequently relapse into overuse following withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.

APA: Americans Believe Treatment, Not Punishment, Best for Opioid Crisis

APA: Americans Believe Treatment, Not Punishment, Best for Opioid Crisis

A poll found 58% in favor of prioritizing access to treatment; 26% in favor of more punishment.

Illicit Marijuana Use Increased in States With Legal Medical Use

Illicit Marijuana Use Increased in States With Legal Medical Use

Cannabis use disorder is also rising faster in states that have legalized marjiuana.

Suicide Attempts, Sleep Disturbance Associated With Internet Addiction

Suicide Attempts, Sleep Disturbance Associated With Internet Addiction

Suicide attempts and sleep in adults are associated with Internet addiction.

Substance Abuse Has Strong Effect on Huntington's Disease Motor Symptom Onset

Substance Abuse Has Strong Effect on Huntington's Disease Motor Symptom Onset

Substance abuse has a strong effect on the age of onset of motor symptoms in Huntington's disease.

Substance Use Disorders: How Physicians Can Help Patients

Substance Use Disorders: How Physicians Can Help Patients

Substance use disorder is a treatable, chronic medical condition.

Addiction's Toll Hits Close to Home

Addiction's Toll Hits Close to Home

The accidental death by overdose of a friend adds new perspective for someone working in addiction medicine.

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