Medications

Methadone dosing could be far more precise, study finds

Fifty years after the discovery of methadone, not much has changed in terms of how it's prescribed to treat opioid use disorder. A new University at Buffalo study on how methadone is metabolized reveals how more individualized ...

Medical research

Blocking stress-induced cocaine addiction relapse

Stress is a precipitating factor for craving and relapse in cocaine use disorder. A part of the brain known as the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST) has been linked to both anxiety and addiction.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are benzodiazepines the new opioids?

Imagine you have the kind of crippling, heart-pounding anxiety where you're lying sleepless in bed at night, thoughts racing. You feel paralyzed at work because every decision feels like one that will get you fired. You've ...

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