Brandon May

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Terms Used for Addiction May Be Associated With Explicit, Implicit Bias

Terms Used for Addiction May Be Associated With Explicit, Implicit Bias

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Stigmatizing terms used to describe individuals who have a substance addiction, including "addict," alcoholic," and "substance abuser," may be associated with negative explicit and implicit biases and should be replaced with positive terms that still describe the conditions accurately.

Rapid Decrease of Heroin Use During Opioid Substitution Treatment Associated With Treatment Success

Rapid Decrease of Heroin Use During Opioid Substitution Treatment Associated With Treatment Success

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In patients receiving opioid substitution treatment for opioid use disorder (mainly involving heroin), those exhibiting a rapid decline in heroin use were found to be more likely to have successful treatment outcomes.

Visual Association Test, MMSE Highly Predictive of Dementia in Older Adults

Visual Association Test, MMSE Highly Predictive of Dementia in Older Adults

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Using the Visual Association Test along with the Mini Mental State Examination may improve predictive value to screen for cognitive deficits.

Standardized Funder Policies Will Improve Transparency, Publication Bias in Clinical Trials

Standardized Funder Policies Will Improve Transparency, Publication Bias in Clinical Trials

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Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.

Healthy Research Volunteers Require a Unique, Specific Compensation Model

Healthy Research Volunteers Require a Unique, Specific Compensation Model

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Volunteers for clinical research are "renting" out their bodies to help discover how the human body reacts to a device, drug, or therapeutic strategy.

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