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Brain Patterns May Help Predict Relapse Risk for Alcoholism

Brain Patterns May Help Predict Relapse Risk for Alcoholism Hyperactivity in the prefrontal cortex while imagining a relaxing scene could mean…

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Matthew Perry Lobbies for Drug Courts

Matthew Perry Lobbies for Drug Courts Actor Matthew Perry, according to the UK Metro, has recently made several trips to Washington…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month The National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence has named April Alcohol Awareness Month. 2013 marks…

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Addiction and the Brain: Changing Neural Pathways

Addiction and the Brain: Changing Neural Pathways Recently in New Orleans, doctors, future doctors, teachers and addiction treatment professionals, among many…

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TV and Kids: Is Quality More Important than Quantity?

New and surprising research about TV and kids Analysis of a research study about TV and kids published online this month by…

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Compulsive Gambling Now Labeled Behavioral Addiction by Psychiatrists

Compulsive Gambling Now Labeled Behavioral Addiction by Psychiatrists Beginning in May, psychiatrists will begin labeling compulsive gambling as a behavioral  addiction…

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Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment on the Rise

Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment on the Rise Recently, Forbes magazine reported on a new study on substance abuse from the…

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A Pennsylvania Women Offers Free Yoga to Fight Addiction

A Pennsylvania Women Offers Free Yoga to Fight Addiction Philly.com is spreading the word about a yoga instructor in Upper Darby…

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Bipolar Disorder in Teens Strongly Linked to Substance Abuse

We’ve long known that substance abuse is closely linked with certain psychological disorders. Co-occurring disorders complicate recovery for a large percentage…

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