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Antisocial and psychopathic personalities in a sample of addicted subjects: differences in psychological resources, symptoms, alexithymia and impulsivity - Gori A, Craparo G, Sareri GI, Caretti V, Giannini M, Meringolo P.
OBJECTIVE: Psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) are two constructs not interchangeable. Compared to the ASPD, psychopathy is characterized by lack of anxiety, low withdrawal, and high levels of attention seeking. METHOD: The sampl... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

NIAAA Hosts Sept. 2 Workshop/Webinar on Neurobiology of Addiction
On September 2, NIAAA will host a one-day workshop/webinar. The purpose is to highlight recent progress in the understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms contributing to brain function and alcohol dependence. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The location is the Terrace Level Conference Room in 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - August 7, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: groa Source Type: news

On-Line Video Gaming: A Haven for the Insecure?
For some the cyber-world may meet some critical developmental needs that we may overlook.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 7, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Personality Source Type: news

Online Video Gaming: A Haven for the Insecure?
For some the cyber-world may meet some critical developmental needs that we may overlook.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - August 7, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Personality Source Type: news

4 Keys to Lasting Addiction Recovery
“Positive recovery” aims to fill the gaps in how addiction is treated through a balanced approach that attends not only to the disease, but also to the elements that make life most worth living.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Jason Powers, M.D. Tags: Addiction Happiness Health Resilience addiction treatment positive psychology positive recovery relapse prevention Source Type: news

Living With a Liar Can Make You Crazy
The concept of psychological abuse perpetrated by presenting false information and insisting those lies are true, thereby causing the victim to doubt his or her judgment, perception, memory, and even sanity, is relatively well-accepted in contemporary society. “Gaslighting” routinely occurs in conjunction with serial sexual infidelity and various forms of addiction. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S Tags: Addiction Relationships Resilience Therapy cheating emotional intelligence infidelity lying trauma Source Type: news

Addicted to Love
Brain research suggests that early love can function like a destructive addiction, but it's benefit must be balanced against its threat.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Jessica Grogan, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Relationships Social Life Stress Source Type: news

4 Factors That Increase Suicide Risk in Addicts
An article just published in the Journal of Affective Disorders looks inside the overall increased risk of suicide with addiction to discover what it is, exactly, inside substance abuse that puts people at risk for suicide.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Richard Taite Tags: Addiction Anxiety Depression Self-Help addiction suicide cliffside malibu constance scharff richard taite substance abuse addiction substance abuse suicide sucide risk Source Type: news

How Porn Is Damaging Relationships
Porn is hurting many couples in our society. How are couples responding when solo pornography use is discovered in the relationship? In this article I discuss how consuming pornography is negatively influencing both partner's in the relationship. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Kevin B. Skinner, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Relationships Sex Therapy Source Type: news

A Mistake in Identity: When They Saw OCD
On the outside, it looked like OCD. On the inside, it was something else. Working through it has been a sweet blessing.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo Tags: Addiction Resilience Self-Help Therapy Source Type: news

Tragic Reality of Substance Abuse in South Africa
Marijuana, crystal meth, heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamines are taking over the streets of South Africa, condemning a new generation of deprived children to a life of addiction.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 5, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Constance Scharff, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Health Politics Self-Help africa drug addiction africa drug trade africa illegal drugs cliffside malibu constance scharff richard taite south africa south africa drug south africa drug problem Source Type: news

Addicted to Love
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Source: Psychology Today - August 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: jbleyer Tags: Addiction Source Type: news

What drives cybersex addiction among female internet pornography users?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Women who visit Internet pornography sites are at risk of developing cybersex addiction. A comparison of the tendency toward cybersex addiction among heterosexual women who do or do not use Internet pornography and factors predictive of developing cybersex addiction are described in a study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Electronic cigarettes: many questions, limited research
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Electronic cigarettes are booming in popularity -- but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Might Candy Now Be the Answer to Alcohol Dependence?
Sweeten up for a Holiday (for a change) read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Judith J. Wurtman, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Health Self-Help abstinence to reverse negative cultural trends australia sobriety holidays Febfast recovery from alcoholism sugar alleviating withdrawal symptoms sugar boosting serotonin synthesis Source Type: news

Why We Disagree With The Film "Fed Up"
Why we disagree with the film "Fed Up."read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - August 4, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: Nancy Matsumoto Tags: Diet Eating Disorders addiction cocaine Dr. David Kessler Dr. David Ludwig Dr. Marcia Herrin fast food Fed Up junk food Katie Couric Laurie David Obesity refined carbohydrates Regina Scully Stephanie Soechtig sugar Source Type: news

3 Things I Loved About the Worst Day of My Life
I realized that I have the power to own my life and my experience and make them truly mine, which freed me from victimhood and the bondage of the things I thought I needed in order to survive.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Howard C. Samuels, Psy.D. Tags: Addiction Aging Resilience death of a parent grieving the loss of a loved one quitting addiction recovery sober alcoholics sober living Source Type: news

U.S. Moderate Drinking Limits Are Completely Unrealistic
The reason that study after study finds that heavy drinkers outlive abstainers is that the U.S. definition of heavy drinking is set far too low. When a more reasonable cut off point is chosen we find that abstainers live longer than heavy drinkers as was to be expected.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Kenneth Anderson, MA Tags: Addiction alcohol heavy drinking moderate drinking Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Dealing With Opioid Abuse Would Pay for Itself
The cost of helping people addicted to painkillers would be less than the costs that untreated addicts impose on society. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Pain-Relieving Drugs Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drug Abuse and Traffic Preventive Medicine Buprenorphine (Drug) Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Dealing With Opioid Abuse Would Pay for Itself
The cost of helping people addicted to painkillers would be less than the costs that untreated addicts impose on society. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 4, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Pain-Relieving Drugs Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drug Abuse and Traffic Preventive Medicine Buprenorphine (Drug) Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

No more 'Big Ben': City leader loses 145 pounds
The table was set with an unhealthy serving of his favorite foods: fried chicken, baked beans and an extra-large helping of macaroni and cheese. For some people, alcohol and cigarettes are unhealthy vices. For Ben Boukari Jr., food was his addiction. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Serial Enthusiast’s Guide to Stimulants
A single driving passion is not the only path to life satisfaction. Some of us travel many routes. The point is to let at least one take us places we've never known. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Creativity Happiness Spirituality compulsion direction motivation obsessio Orchid Thief passion Source Type: news

Video gaming may improve child development
But children who play video games for prolonged periods report lower levels of satisfaction with their livesRelated items from OnMedicaChildren’s sedentary lifestyles lead to anxiety and depression TV viewing ‘a public health problem’?Watching TV increases antisocial behaviour Children ditching sport in favour of video gamesInternet addiction (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 4, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

'I used to think nothing of eating the cakes': 14st 5lb baker conquers carrot cake addiction to lose five stone
Rachel Gillion, 40, from Cannock, Staffordshire, once weighed 14st 5lb, but, despite being surrounded by cake mixture, has managed to lose almost five stone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nobody knew, we overcompensated on how we looked: Mother-of-three reveals how she and her husband created illusion of being a perfect family when they were both heroin addicts
The former drug user, who only wanted to be identified as Marie, shared her story on today's This Morning. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New England Journal of Medicine Article about Marijuana
With increased availability of marijuana, more young people are likely to use and abuse this drug. Some of the medical and societal consequences associated with increased use are discussed in a recent medical review. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 1, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Eugene Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Child Development Politics Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sexual Addiction: No Roll in the Hay
Laying down potential criteria for a diagnosis of hypersexual behavior.read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - August 1, 2014 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Naveed Saleh, M.D., M.S. Tags: Addiction Media Psychiatry Sex hypersexuality hypersexuality and mania sex addict sex addiction sexual desire women and sex addiction Source Type: news

Porn Comes of Age
A recent study from University of Cambridge reports that porn may trigger compulsion in the brain of a sex addict much the way drug paraphenalia triggers a drug addict.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - July 31, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, CST, CSAT Tags: Addiction Neuroscience Sex Therapy cambridge drug drug addiction incentive motivation JAMA Psychiatry porn porn addiction sex addiction Valerie Voon ventral striatum Source Type: news

Insular cortex alterations in mouse models of autism
The insular cortex is an integral "hub," combining sensory, emotional and cognitive content. Not surprisingly, alterations in insular structure and function have been reported in many psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety disorders, depression, addiction and autism spectrum disorders. Scientists now describe consistent alterations in integrative processing of the insular cortex across autism mouse models of diverse etiologies. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 31, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Justice Department wants workers to carry heroin antidote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement agents who deal with heroin addicts may begin carrying the drug naloxone to reverse overdoses, the Justice Department said on Thursday, responding to a surge in heroin use in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Destination Hope's Drug Rehab for Women Responds to Harvard...
Harvard study finds similarities between excessive tanning and drug addiction.(PRWeb July 31, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12049033.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 31, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

E-cigarette benefits outweigh risks, study says
A study in the journal "Addiction" found that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh their potential health risks. Plus, new research on dementia suggests depression may be a factor. Marlie Hall reports on the day's top health news. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feeling Like a Moral Failure
Responsibility running riot makes us feel like moral failures.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - July 31, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Peg O'Connor, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Ethics and Morality Happiness Philosophy embarrassment responsibility self-trust shame Source Type: news