News tagged with withdrawal symptoms
Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Adelaide say treatment for people affected by video game "addiction" would be improved if a standard definition of the problem were adopted by psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A powerful anti-anxiety drug has been involved in a rising number of heroin-related deaths (HRDs) in Victoria in recent years, according to new research.
Addiction Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Cannabis users have a greater chance of relapse to cannabis use when they experience certain withdrawal symptoms, according to research published Sep. 26 in the open access journal PLOS ONE led by David Allsop of the Nation ...
Addiction Sep 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A new study reveals that two-thirds of middle aged smokers who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction resume smoking within twelve months, despite being treated with bupropion (sold as Zyban), ...
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have identified mechanisms in the brain responsible for regulating cocaine-seeking behavior, providing an avenue for drug development that could greatly reduce ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The European Union has given the green light for the sale of a medication that will help quench the urge for alcoholics to drink, the companies behind the new treatment said Thursday.
Addiction Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many young adults explore and define their sexual identity in college, but that process can be stressful and lead to risky behaviors. In a new study, students whose sexual self-definition didn't fall into exclusively heterosexual ...
Addiction Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Antidepressive drugs reduce the mortality rate of schizophrenic patients, while treatment with bensodiazepines greatly increases it, especially as regards suicide. Giving several antipsychotics simultaneously, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even before obesity occurs, eating fatty and sugary foods causes chemical changes in the brain, meaning that going on a diet might feel similar to going through drug withdrawal, according to a study published today by Dr. ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In addition to its well-known effects on the CNS, alcohol consumption has a significant impact on metabolism. After consumption, the body rapidly begins converting ethanol to acetate, which can serve as an energy source for ...
Addiction Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Methadone treatment for opioid dependence remains widely unavailable behind bars in the United States, and many inmates are forced to discontinue this evidence-based therapy, which lessens painful withdrawal symptoms. Now ...
Addiction Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mice drink more alcohol during the dark cycle compared to daytime. The discovery made by scientists from Portland Alcohol Research Center and The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at University of ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Resistance training, or weight lifting, can do more than just build muscle: it may also help smokers kick the habit, say researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine.
Addiction Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
While smoke-free policies on hospital grounds make sense for the objective of clean air, managing the tobacco withdrawal symptoms of hospitalized patients must also be addressed, states an article in CMAJ.
Health Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0