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Borderline personality disorder and addiction: an impulsive link

Substance use disorder (SUD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are normally associated with impulsive behaviors. Naturally, when both conditions meet, impulsivity is often one...

Attorney general calls for harsher sentences on drug offenses despite conflicts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has given an order to prosecutors stating they should seek the full charges in each criminal offense, reversing key Obama...

Social customs that can improve addiction recovery

Studies have shown several beneficial habits for individuals transitioning from substance use to sobriety: Peer support, meditation, and a healthy diet are some recommendations...

Meth-based drug ‘yaba’ spreads from Southeast Asia into the rest of...

While the dying Southeast Asian opium production has been rekindled, Laos and Myanmar have moved on to producing yaba and exporting the product to...

ASAM hosts first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announced last week that the first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week is occurring from April 24th to...

Young adults struggle with barriers to addiction treatment access

Young adults struggling with nonmedical prescription opioid substance use disorders face several barriers to addiction treatment access including patient-level barriers, provider-level barriers, health care...

New death data leads New Orleans to promote addiction treatment

A report released last week by the New Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office shows there were more drug overdose deaths in New Orleans in 2016...

Study explains why female sex workers have poor drug rehab results

Street sex workers often have a difficult time getting the most out of drug rehab because of their inability to discuss the root causes...

The most important factors of relapse to drug abuse

A study published in the International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction, in November, identified and measured the most important factors linked to...

Diversity in social interactions boosts addiction recovery, new study finds

The Journal of Applied Social Psychology recently published a study that posed a question about addiction recovery: “Is it me or should my friends...
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