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By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on March 25, 2019 in Your Neurochemical Self
The joy of dopamine is released when you meet a need, but your brain defines needs in a quirky way. Knowledge is power!
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on March 23, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
How can an iconic 80's slasher help review characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Read and find out!
By Reid K Hester Ph.D. on March 23, 2019 in Significant Impact
Alcoholic? Addict? How you describe a person affects your attitudes towards them.
By Reid K Hester Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Significant Impact
Alcohol is the most misused substance in our society. Here are five tips to support someone dealing with a drinking problem.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in The Human Beast
Much of the research ignores the possibility that alcohol has health benefits. Such benefits appear to be enjoyed mainly by the affluent.
By Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D. on March 20, 2019 in The Craving Brain
Connection with others, even those in different circumstances, is vital to the healing process for people battling addiction.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in All About Addiction
Could compassion and harm reduction save countless lives? We sure think so!
By Charles E. Dodgen Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Simple Lessons for a Better Life
Can old-timers provide insights into the current opioid problem?
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on March 16, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Stuck in the cycle of losing weight and gaining it back? The battle is real: your body's designed to defend a fat setpoint. These strategies may help you to finally win the battle.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in All About Addiction
If addiction is a biological disease, or a spiritual malady, then why is it that the vast majority of those who experience it share difficult childhoods? ACE's bridge the gap.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on March 05, 2019 in All About Addiction
The power of social relationships and of the influence of others in addiction is well known, so why do we keep pretending that it's all about the drugs?
By Reid K Hester Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Significant Impact
Can someone change their drinking habits without formal treatment? Evidence suggests that many can—and do.
By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in Naked Truth
Why are middle-aged women are dying from drug overdoses at such high rates? Cultural pressure to be thin is a contributing factor.
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in Science of Choice
Drug addiction is not just about chasing pleasure (feeling good) but also involves relieving emotional pain.
By Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D. on February 26, 2019 in The Craving Brain
Support from others can have a profound impact on the success of the recovery process.
By Peg O'Connor Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken
People who struggle with alcohol and drugs offer novel arguments against having a problem.
By Blake Griffin Edwards on February 21, 2019 in Progress Notes
That day I put away some of my preconceptions. Let us not underestimate the power of warmth, acceptance, vulnerability, and unconditional care.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on February 17, 2019 in When Kids Call the Shots
5 "Host Law" charges that parents may face.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on February 11, 2019 in Beauty Sick
Evidence is piling up that researchers and health practitioners can no longer ignore this toxic mix of disordered eating and dangerous drinking.
By James Lake, MD on February 05, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you curious about the influences of diet on your chances of developing Alzheimer's disease? Following a Mediterranean diet and drinking moderately reduce the risk.
By Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D. on February 01, 2019 in Hope for Relationships
Admitting an addiction to yourself can be extraordinarily difficult because of the terrifying possibility of rejection. Admitting it to others can seem like walking over hot coals.
By James Lake, MD on January 29, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you looking for information on supplements for reducing drinking, controlling craving or reducing the toxic effects of alcohol? Research findings suggest efficacy.
By Cami Rosso on January 29, 2019 in The Future Brain
Breath analyzers to detect alcohol have been around for over half a century. Why not apply the same concept to detect diseases? A New AI analyzer can detect 17.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on January 25, 2019 in Brick by Brick
“The world isn’t just snowflakes and rainbows, man.”
By James Lake, MD on January 24, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Wondering about the benefits of mindfulness medication for cutting down on drinking or drug use and helping to prevent relapse? Many studies report consistent benefits.
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