With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen in pyjamas or jeans gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
To curb employees' on-the-job substance use and intoxication, bosses need to do more than just be around their employees all day, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
Addiction Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anxiety, depression, stress and social support can predict early alcohol and illicit drug use in youth, according to a study from Carolyn McCarty, PhD, of Seattle Children's Research Institute, and researchers from the University ...
Addiction Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to prevention of substance use in our tween population, turning our kids on to thought control may just be the answer to getting them to say no.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been linked to heavy drinking, substance use by one or both partners, and living in a neighborhood characterized by poverty and social disadvantage. Alcohol outlet density has been linked ...
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A group of international health experts has called for a special session of the United Nations (referred to as UNGASS - United Nations General Assembly Special Session) to focus global attention on mental, neurological, and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The dire physical and mental health effects of injecting methamphetamine are well known, but there's been little research about suicidal behavior and injecting meth. In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 2
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Efforts to halt the growing abuse of prescription drugs must include addressing the availability of these drugs on the Internet and increasing physician awareness of the dangers posed by Internet pharmacies. In a commentary ...
Medications Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An accumulation of childhood adversities increases the likelihood that one becomes a bully, a new study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Discovering when and why students smoke might lead to the development of better intervention methods, according to researchers at the University of Missouri. In an article published in the journal Substance Use & Misuse, the researchers showed that partying, drin ...
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid emergence of synthetic new drugs, often sold online as "legal highs," represents a significant challenge for policy makers in the coming decade, a European Union drugs agency said Tuesday.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A new analysis of teenage drug abuse finds widespread problems among whites, Native Americans, Hispanics and youngsters of multiple races, with less severe abuse among Asian and African-American teens.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
According to a new study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), people diagnosed with substance use disorders are more likely to be re-admitted to the hospital within 30 days of their discharge ...
Health Oct 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0