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Child Abuse and Drug Addiction: an important link by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 9:01am 1 Comment Child abuse is known to be a risk factor for a number of different mental-health problems and antisocial behaviour. For example, the Center's for Disease Control's famous Adverse Childhood Experiences research found a strong link between various adverse experiences in childhood and later physical, social, and mental health problems. Researcher ... Read on »
Drug Addiction And Drug Abuse by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 9:58pm People use drugs for a variety of reasons - mostly, though, to numb the pain of everyday life so they don’t have to face it. Eventually drug use turns to drug abuse and finally to drug addiction. Most people use the two terms interchangeably, but the truth is there is a difference between drug abuse and drug addiction. Drug abuse is ... Read on »
ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 14 Jan 2013 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.co ... Read on »
Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 6:24am Part I By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women. On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman sy ... Read on »
Teenage Drug Addiction by Shilah C. Azib Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 6:46am As prevalent as drug addiction is in our society, the most troublesome part is teenage drug addiction. Our children are being exposed to dangerous drugs at younger and younger ages. Plus, they are exposed through their family members as well. With drugs everywhere, it’s hard to imagine how we can take steps to prevent teenage drug addic ... Read on »
Natural Healing from Meth Addiction and Drug Abuse by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 5:06pm 2 Comments Q. How can I use natural medicine to heal my body from drug addiction?I am a recovering meth addict. I have been off meth for five years now, but continue to gain weight. It seems like meth abuse destroyed my metabolism. What can I do to lose the weight, and not feel so tired all the time? A. First and foremost, congratulations for staying ... Read on »
Drug Addiction in 10 Slides or Less by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Nov 2011 7:05pm Dr. David Friedman explains it all. Dr. David Friedman, a professor of physiology and pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, is also the co-founder and director of the Addiction Studies Program, a workshop for science journalists in Washington, D. C., funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Som ... Read on »
Who Controls Addiction Research? by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 8:06am The ongoing merger wars at the NIH. As researchers await the National Institute of Health director’s decision on the matter of merging the nation’s two major addiction research agencies, interested parties to the dispute continued to wonder whether the alcoholic beverage industry will weigh in on the matter—with cash. The National Insti ... Read on »
This is a very informative ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/a ... Read on »
HIV Meds Don't Up IV Drug Abusers' Risk-Taking by Medline Plus Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 9:14am Thursday, August 12, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite some concerns to the contrary, IV drug abusers who get drug treatment for HIV do not seem to increase their risky behavior, a new study suggests. In the U.S., in ... Read on »