The diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder in the DSM-5 and DSM-IV match up clinically.
Patients addicted to opioids treated in a hospital emergency department do better when they receive medication to reduce opioid cravings.
Weaning from continuous opioid infusion can result in withdrawal and associated adverse effects.
Polymorphism at the level of drug receptors, transporters, or other proteins involved in drug metabolism or action may dampen a drug's efficacy or increase its toxicity.
The increase in cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome corresponds with the reported rise in opioid use during pregnancy.
Dose escalation may be a proxy for loss of control or undetected abuse known to be associated with depression.
Researchers compared 2 treatment methods in 150 individuals seeking outpatient treatment for prescription opioid or heroin dependence.
A National Academy of Sciences study looks at the health risks and benefits of cannabis.
Physicians who deem Facebook use compulsive should prescribe taking a 1-week break.
Firearm violence disproportionately affects adolescents in minority populations in large US cities.
Barriers to HIV testing include distrust of medical settings, fear of HIV stigma, and substance use problems.
If we invest in evidence-based addiction treatment that is invested in the dignity of every person who needs that treatment, many more people will find themselves ready to seek it out.
Researchers found that lorcaserin combined with varenicline minimized weight gain and waist circumference increases.
The extent of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure was linked to atherosclerosis in asymptomatic never smokers.
A webinar on patient shame forms part of the Prescribers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies.
Self-harm has been the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Colorado between 2004 and 2012.
The crystal structure may provide inspiration for designing drugs that refine efficacy and avoid adverse events.
Chronic medical conditions, mental illness, and substance abuse problems often overlap.
Researchers found a reduction in smoking cessation medications when counseling was required to obtain them.
We explore 3 initiatives that include guidelines and recommendations for CRNAs, physicians, and policymakers.
Medications used to treat addiction cut the risk of reoffending in half.
In children aged 10 to 14, poisonings from suicide or self-inflicted injury rose 37% and accidental poisoning increased 82%.
Use of the Addictions Neuroclinical Assessment in a clinical setting can allow clinicians to tailor addiction treatment.
Females are also closing the gender gap with regard to health problems associated with alcohol consumption.
Researchers found only 1 percent of patients prescribed medication still took opioids one year after hospital discharge.
Acute exposure to ethanol led to antidepressant and anxiolytic behaviors in rodents for up to 24 hours.
Compared with men who never used tobacco, those who used snus but did not smoke had a 24% higher risk of death from prostate cancer.
Researchers find heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers.
Autism is a heritable neurodevelopmental disorder that is approximately 4 times more prevalent in males than females.
The DEA's plan to list kratom as a Schedule I controlled substance would make researching the possible opioid substitute much more difficult.
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