The researchers developed a mathematical model to analyze the fundamental reason for a potential hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal opponent process for alcohol addiction.
While self-monitoring (SM) has been used in substance use treatment, empirical findings regarding the effectiveness of SM are mixed. This study aims to synthesize through literature the efficacy of SM on substance use.
Persons with both opioid use disorder (OUD) and alcohol use disorder have been understudied. The researchers in this study investigated whether OUD medications are associated with decreased risk in alcohol-related morbidity.
In 2020, there was an increase in alcohol withdrawal rates among hospitalized patients, with a peak at the end of the stay-at-home period.
This study aimed to study the effectiveness of approved pharmacologic treatments (disulﬁram, acamprosate, naltrexone, nalmefene) for alcohol-related disorder.
The researchers aimed to identify COVID-19-related stressors associated with changes in alcohol consumption and binge drinking since the pandemic began.
With COVID-19 having truly disastrous effects, the study authors sought to uncover the toll of substance abuse during the pandemic.
This study looked at a population of young adult social drinkers to compare individuals who show binge drinking behavior to those who do not on measures of empathic processing and associated neural responses.
Heavy alcohol consumption among adults with a history of binge drinking increases the longer they spend at home in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The researchers in this study completed a controlled interrupted time series analysis of the impact of COVID-19 confinement using the purchase data from 23,833 British households.