Articles Regarding Addiction


Defining Substance Use Problems and Disorders
Defining Substance Use Problems and Disorders
How we define substance use problems and disorders is critical to understanding etiology and prognosis as well as tailoring treatment.
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Will performance rewards help you stay sober during alcohol recovery? 
Will performance rewards help you stay sober during alcohol recovery? 
Another treatment tool for addiction treatment
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Alcohol Use During COVID-19
Alcohol Use During COVID-19
Like other community-wide disasters, COVID-related stress is also increasing alcohol use.
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Is your teen at risk of early heavy alcohol use?
Is your teen at risk of early heavy alcohol use?
A study looking at neural predictors of initiating alcohol use during adolescence.
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Does Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Help?
Does Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Help?
A study employing new statistical measures that controls for self-selection bias shows benefits of Alcoholics Anonymous programs
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Does substance abuse cause brain changes?
Does substance abuse cause brain changes?
This study detected brain changes among substance dependent individuals.
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Oral Naltrexone vs Extended-Release Injectable Suspension: Is there a difference?
Oral Naltrexone vs Extended-Release Injectable Suspension: Is there a difference?
How effective a medication is can be dependent on its mode of delivery
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Marijuana is legal because it's safe, right?
Marijuana is legal because it's safe, right?
Science often lags policy, but the trend is no longer hazy.
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Articles Regarding Mood Disorders


Lithium or Divalproex (Depakote) for Bipolar Disorder?
Lithium or Divalproex (Depakote) for Bipolar Disorder?
A head-to-head study comparing lithium and depakote for bipolar disorder
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Genetics in Psychiatry


Is Epigenetics the Answer?
Is Epigenetics the Answer?
A recent genetic revelation with enormous implications
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