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Opioid epidemic worsens ‘deaths of despair’ among middle-aged white people

Despite decades of improvement, mortality rates among white, middle-aged Americans are on the rise, and the opioid epidemic has accelerated the incline.In their recently...

A three-pronged, non-pharmacological approach to addiction treatment

Mindfulness has long been considered an effective tool in addiction treatment. Techniques such as yoga and meditation can provide a sense of balance and...

The impact of age and gender on the mental health of...

A recent study offered a glimpse into the impacts that age and gender have on the mental health of people struggling with drug addiction.Researchers...

Making physical exercise work in addiction treatment

Last month’s volume of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment included a research that explored the benefit of physical exercise in addiction treatment.“Exercise has...

Addiction treatment barriers for people with co-occurring disorders

The two main obstacles to addiction and mental health treatment for people with co-occurring disorders are personal characteristic barriers, such as psychosis, and structural...

The Jellinek Curve and its contribution to addiction recovery

The name E.M. Jellinek might be unfamiliar but the changes he brought to the field of addiction studies are well-known.From the 1930's until...

Risk for addiction can start before birth

Alterations in gene expressions could predict propensity to addiction, a recent study has shown.Most people are not familiarized with the term ‘epigenetics’, but new...

New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling...

A new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry showed that cravings related to gambling addiction stimulate the same pathways in the brain as addiction...

Cravings for heroin persists in the brain nine days after death,...

A new study conducted by the Medical University of Vienna found that cravings endured by those who suffer from an opioid substance use disorder...
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