Addiction

Gender may influence the way people cope with alcohol dependence

A qualitative study conducted by researchers at the University of São Paulo's School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH-USP) in Brazil suggests that gender influences how people suffering from alcohol use disorder cope ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social contact key to reducing mental health stigma

People living with mental illness often battle a stigma worse than the illness itself—not only within society, but within their own families. Public education campaigns are limited in this regard, and sometimes promote ...

Health

Why do people use cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

People who use cannabis during pregnancy and lactation choose it to manage pregnancy-related symptoms and pre-existing conditions, such as nausea and vomiting, mental health problems, insomnia and more, according to new research ...

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