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Posted in Addiction

Drug therapy important for preventing relapse into substance abuse – not a crutch

Dr. Willenbring is especially distressed about patients who are treated for opioid addiction, then relapse in part because they are not given maintenance therapy with…

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Education is not effective in reducing alcohol misuse

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12237972 From pulling a sickie because of a raging hangover, to staring bleary-eyed at the computer for hours on a Monday morning – employees’ drinking…

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Repeat drink drivers will be required to install an alcohol breathalyser

From today, repeat drink drivers will be required to install an alcohol breathalyser in their car to stop them driving if they've had a drink.https://t.co/qgWHPHMo8D…

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Posted in Psychology

“I drink alcohol every day, why am I chronically depressed ?”

Is Lifetime Depression a Thing? Is There Some Explanation? Am I Wired Wrong? https://t.co/88CQ4Bys2S — PsychCentral (@PsychCentral) February 17, 2018 The most obvious thing in…

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Posted in Science

Alcohol will be gone ‘in a generation’

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11961659 A top scientist said synthetic alcohol called alcosynth will replace real alcohol in just 10 or 20 years. Professor David Nutt, a former government…

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Ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related memories.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/24/radical-ketamine-therapy-could-treat-alcohol-addiction-erase-memories?CMP=fb_gu Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related memories. Psychologists based at University College…

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38 Better Ways To Manage Alcohol Consumption

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/ A meticulous analysis of treatments, published more than a decade ago in The Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches but still considered one of the…

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First Step to 95% Failure

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-heart-addiction/201206/alcoholics-are-not-powerless-over-alcohol Addiction is all about seeking a remedy for overwhelming feelings of helplessness, and the exact form of an addiction, whether drinking or eating or…

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Alcohol: a causal factor in 60 diseases and injuries

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11486884 It is a causal factor in 60 diseases and injuries, and a contributing factor in 200 more, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, alcoholic liver disease,…

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