Alcohol Problems

Sobered up using LSD

Forty years ago, LSD was used in the treatment of alcoholics - with good results. Perhaps it's time to look at it again?

Mar 08, 2012
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Alcohol blackouts: Not a joke

The heaviest drinking and steepest trajectory of increasing alcohol problems are typically observed during the mid-teens to mid-20s. One common and adverse consequence is the alcohol-related blackout (ARB), which is reported ...

Dec 16, 2014
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Understanding the biology of PTSD

(Medical Xpress) -- The images of war often stay with those who have experienced it long after a conflict is over. While the physical wounds are apparent, we are learning more and more about the toll these conflicts take ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Genetics of addiction: Twin studies

Twin studies offer a critical method to studying questions of nature and nurture in addiction research. Identical twins arise from the same fertilized egg, so they share 100 percent of their genes. If a trait is entirely ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Health insurers using drug coverage to discriminate

Some insurers offering health plans through the new federal marketplace may be using drug coverage decisions to discourage people with HIV from selecting their plans, according to a new study from Harvard ...