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Paradoxical changes in brain reward status during oxycodone self-administration in a no...
https://doi.org/10.1111/bph.15520
British Journal of Pharmacology; Nguyen JD, Grant Y et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - The extra-medical use of, and addiction to, prescription opioid analgesics is a growing health problem. To characterize how prescription opioid abuse develops, this study investigated the affective consequences of escalating prescription opioid us...

The effect of Internet addiction on eating attitude and body image in university students.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jcap.12320
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing : Off... Ayran G, Süleyman Z et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - The research was carried out to determine the effect of internet addiction on eating attitude and body perception. This study is descriptive, conducted with undergraduate students (n = 400) in a university in eastern Turkey. The data were collecte...

Sign- and goal-tracking score does not correlate with addiction-like behavior following...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-05858-z
Psychopharmacology Pohořalá V, Enkel T et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - In classical conditioning, sign-tracking reflects behavior directed toward a conditioned stimulus (CS) in expectation of a reward (unconditioned stimulus, US); in contrast, goal-tracking describes behavior directed toward the location of delivery ...

The challenging diversity of neurons in the ventral tegmental area: a commentary of Mir...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.15268
The European Journal of Neuroscience; Ducrot C, Trudeau LÉ

May 4th, 2021 - In 1992, a landmark paper by Johnson and North published in the Journal of Physiology and entitled "Two types of neurone in the rat ventral tegmental area and their synaptic inputs" (Johnson & North, 1992) provided a first glimpse of the diversity...

Association of co-occurring opioid or other substance use disorders with increased heal...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-021-01372-0
Translational Psychiatry; Vekaria V, Bose B et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Substance use disorders (SUDs) commonly co-occur with mental illness. However, the ongoing addiction crisis raises the question of how opioid use disorder (OUD) impacts healthcare utilization relative to other SUDs. This study examines the utiliza...

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Guidelines  109 results

Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12-Step Facilitation Programs for Alcohol Use Disorder
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0301/p272.html
American Family Physician; SaliSbury-Afshar E, .

Feb 28th, 2021 - re Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and similar 12-step facilitation programs as effective as other established treatments for helping people with alcohol problems achieve abstinence and/or reduce drinking intensity, alcohol-related consequences, and alc...

Medication for Adolescents and Young Adults With Opioid Use Disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7902443
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication O...

Jan 24th, 2021 - Opioid-related morbidity and mortality have risen in many settings globally. It is critical that practitioners who work with adolescents and young adults (AYAs) provide timely, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). Such treatment...

Dr. Sondos Zayed Receives the Philip Francis Mulvey, III, Endowed Merit Award for Research on Opioid Addiction Risk in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer
https://dailynews.ascopubs.org/do/10.5555/ADN.20.200185/full/

May 28th, 2020 - A new merit award memorializing a remarkable man’s lifetime mission of mentorship is honoring a particularly appropriate inaugural recipient—Sondos Zayed, MD, an early-career resident clinical investigator at Western University, Canada.

Commonly Abused Drugs Charts
https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/commonly-abused-drugs-charts
NIH

Nov 9th, 2019 - Many misused drugs can alter a person’s thinking and judgment, leading to health risks, including addiction, drugged driving and infectious disease. Most drugs could potentially harm an unborn baby; pregnancy-related issues are listed in the chart...

Millions of Americans have a substance use disorder. Help is available.
https://findtreatment.gov/
SAMHSA

Nov 5th, 2019 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.

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Drugs  2,047 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  31,249 results

Paradoxical changes in brain reward status during oxycodone self-administration in a no...
https://doi.org/10.1111/bph.15520
British Journal of Pharmacology; Nguyen JD, Grant Y et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - The extra-medical use of, and addiction to, prescription opioid analgesics is a growing health problem. To characterize how prescription opioid abuse develops, this study investigated the affective consequences of escalating prescription opioid us...

The effect of Internet addiction on eating attitude and body image in university students.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jcap.12320
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing : Off... Ayran G, Süleyman Z et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - The research was carried out to determine the effect of internet addiction on eating attitude and body perception. This study is descriptive, conducted with undergraduate students (n = 400) in a university in eastern Turkey. The data were collecte...

Sign- and goal-tracking score does not correlate with addiction-like behavior following...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-05858-z
Psychopharmacology Pohořalá V, Enkel T et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - In classical conditioning, sign-tracking reflects behavior directed toward a conditioned stimulus (CS) in expectation of a reward (unconditioned stimulus, US); in contrast, goal-tracking describes behavior directed toward the location of delivery ...

The challenging diversity of neurons in the ventral tegmental area: a commentary of Mir...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.15268
The European Journal of Neuroscience; Ducrot C, Trudeau LÉ

May 4th, 2021 - In 1992, a landmark paper by Johnson and North published in the Journal of Physiology and entitled "Two types of neurone in the rat ventral tegmental area and their synaptic inputs" (Johnson & North, 1992) provided a first glimpse of the diversity...

Association of co-occurring opioid or other substance use disorders with increased heal...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-021-01372-0
Translational Psychiatry; Vekaria V, Bose B et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Substance use disorders (SUDs) commonly co-occur with mental illness. However, the ongoing addiction crisis raises the question of how opioid use disorder (OUD) impacts healthcare utilization relative to other SUDs. This study examines the utiliza...

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News  2,531 results

Addiction Medication Promising for Chronic, Refractory Pain
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950263

Apr 29th, 2021 - Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) may be effective in the treatment of refractory chronic pain, early research suggests. Preliminary data from a retrospective chart review of patients with chronic pain showed those who received LDN experienced significant...

America's Forgotten History of Supervised Opioid Injection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950204

Apr 28th, 2021 - Over the past year, a Philadelphia nonprofit, Safehouse, has been making headlines with its controversial plan to open the U.S.'s first supervised injection site. The proposed facility would allow Philadelphians with opioid addiction to inject dru...

Doctors More Likely to Prescribe Opioids to COVID 'Long Haulers,' Raising Addiction Fears
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950119

Apr 27th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Covid survivors are at risk from a separate epidemic of opioid addiction, given the high rate of painkillers being prescribed to these patients, h...

Spaniards Cut Back on Drink, Took More Sedatives During Pandemic: Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948202

Mar 28th, 2021 - MADRID (Reuters) - Spaniards cut back on alcohol and almost halved their binge-drinking during the pandemic as the lockdown shuttered bars and nightclubs, a survey by Spain's Observatory for Drugs and Addiction found on Friday. At the same time, t...

Portable Brain Stimulator May Cut Agitation in Alzheimer’s
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947741

Mar 18th, 2021 - A small, portable device may help patients with agitation related to Alzheimer's disease (AD), early research suggests. The pilot study, which included 13 patients with AD, showed that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) significantly r...

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Patient Education  71 results see all →