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From “Most Optimistic” to Suicidal and Back
I became convinced that this was going to be my fate for the rest of my life with no hope of ever getting my body back, never being pain-free again. For the first time in my life I actually wanted to die. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - June 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Linda and Charlie Bloom, Tags: Addiction Depression Happiness Relationships accident alive anguish beauty dilaudid dts emergency room euphoria exhaustion gift good gratitude hospital life lucky miracles optimistic OxyContin pain pain-killer Source Type: news

Consequences of Teenage Drinking
More than 4 million American children aged 12 to 17 consume alcohol each month, according to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 11, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Constance Scharff, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Child Development Parenting Self-Help alcoholism cliffside malibu college binge drinking constance scharff richard taite teen alcohol abuse teen binge drink teen drinking teenage alcohol teenage drinking young adult a Source Type: news

FDA Approves Bunavail for Opioid AddictionFDA Approves Bunavail for Opioid Addiction
The FDA has approved a new drug for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - June 10, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

What’s Right With This Picture?
Whether it’s in recovery from addiction or depression, or an athlete facing seemingly insurmountable odds on the football field, focusing on the best of what you have will take you further than trying to shore up your weaknesses. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 10, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Jason Powers, M.D. Tags: Addiction Depression Happiness Resilience Self-Help Sport and Competition Stress addiction recovery alcohol and drug addiction treatment positive psychology positive thinking relapse prevention Source Type: news

Sunbed addict warns of dangers after being diagnosed with skin cancer
Megan Worral, from Liverpool, first started using sunbeds at the age of 13. Six years later she was diagnosed with a malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola: Bengo Drug Addicted Rehab Centre to Be Opened Soon
[ANGOP]Luanda -The drug rehabilitation centre devoted to physical and mental regeneration of drug addicted people will be soon opened in the northern Bengo province, said on Monday the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Rui Mangueira. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Weights and Measures
In Childhood Obesity, Laura Dawes provides a fascinating survey of popular perceptions and changing attitudes toward the diagnosis and treatment of childhood obesity, including gland therapy, psychoanalysis, behavior modification, amphetamines, fat camps, diet and exercise. Dawes assesses options for addressing an epidemic that is entangled with the structure of society.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 10, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Glenn C. Altschuler, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Child Development Diet Eating Disorders Source Type: news

Why the manufactured food supply is designed to keep you addicted, not nourished
(NaturalNews) My latest episode of Awakenings exposes the truth about how the manufactured food industry is engineered to keep you addicted, not nourished.Listen to all the episodes of Awakenings at:http://www.naturalnews.com/AwakeningsIn this episode, you'll learn:&bull... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

"High-Functioning Alcoholic"--A Badge of Honor?
Our tendency to romanticize illness, including alcoholism, can lead us down a slippery slope.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 10, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Personality Source Type: news

"High-Functioning Alcoholic": A Badge of Honor?
Our tendency to romanticize illness, including alcoholism, can lead us down a slippery slope.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 10, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Personality Source Type: news

CPDD conference features NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow as well as Media Forum
Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will deliver a keynote address on the state of addiction research at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 15. The conference features 800 presentations by... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - June 10, 2014 Category: Addiction Tags: Addiction Science, Researchers Source Type: news

Tennessee Babies in Harm's Way?
Remember those so-called “crack babies” in the '80s and '90s? They were, in fact, poverty babies paraded around by conservative ideologues out to blame every conceivable problem on drugs rather than social injustice. The point is not that it is OK for women to get high while they are pregnant, but that many try to pin the products of mean-spirited policies on the victims. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 9, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Peter Ferentzy Tags: Addiction alcohol booze crack crackhead deprivation drug legalization drugs economic justice exclusion harm reduction hitting bottom junkie labeling misogyny opiates pregnancy prohibition racism recovery Senate Bill Source Type: news

Help for Doctors With Substance Use Disorders
Doctors who are unsafe to practice medicine ought to be prevented from doing so, but every doctor who seeks evaluation and/or help--whether voluntarily or otherwise--should be treated respectfully and fairly, monitored appropriately, and have legitimate avenues of appealing decisions about their care.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - June 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. Wesley Boyd, M.D., Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Work coerced treatment ethics FSPHP impaired physician medical ethics national federation of physician health programs NCPHP north carolina physicians health program Source Type: news

Ann Hite: Can children of dysfunction beat their fate?
"We never talked about our childhood. We even tried our best to pretend Mother was normal, an old trick of ours. It was as if none of the bad times had happened. Who said children from dysfunctional parents had to pay a price? We were successful, smart, and good-looking individuals. We beat our fate..." read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - June 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jennifer Haupt Tags: Child Development Happiness Relationships Resilience drug addiction dysfuctional family shifts in family dynamics sibling relationships Source Type: news

She lost 222 pounds, became a foodie
Akilah Monifa says she never used to taste her food. She ate mainly to feed an addiction. See her amazing transformation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Father’s Day, For the First Time, I Am Terrified
It is our sons and daughters who will eventually have to stand up tall in this world of temptation and danger, and take responsibility for their own safety. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 9, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Richard Taite Tags: Addiction Parenting Resilience Self-Help addiction holidays addiction treatment child safety cliffside malibu constance scharff Father ' s Day fathers day parental worry parenting safety richard taite Source Type: news

Cannabis can damage lives, researchers argue
“Smoking marijuana as a teenager lowers IQ for life, scientists warn,” the Mail Online reports. The headline is prompted by a critical review looking at the evidence about the potential harms associated with cannabis use. This latest review was written by researchers from the US National Institute on Drug Abuse and provides an overview of the potential harms associated with cannabis use, ranging from increased risk of car accidents to an adverse effect on “life achievement”. The Mail’s coverage of the story was an accurate representation of the research, although it took the review findings at face value and did ...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Mental health QA articles Source Type: news

Friends With Benefits
Social facilitation and bystanders’ effects on gamblers’ behaviour is complex. It has long been speculated that gamblers’ behaviour might be different depending on whether the person watching is a friend (and whether the friend was a gambler or not) or a stranger. But was does the empirical psychological literature say?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 9, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Dr. Mark D. Griffiths, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Social Life gambling Online vs offline gambling problem gambling risk-taking Social facilitation. Source Type: news

Researchers recast addiction as a manageable disease
(The Kavli Foundation) The societal scourge of addiction is a case of good evolution gone bad in modern contexts, but scientists are closing in on new biomedical interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Amino Acids: Why Don’t I Have Enough?
If you continually fight cravings for sweet and starchy foods, your appetite might be out of control because you’re low in certain brain chemicals. You may not have enough of the brain chemicals that are made from amino acids to make you feel emotionally strong and satisfied. Discover why so many people are deficient in amino acids. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 7, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: James M. Greenblatt, M.D. Tags: Addiction Eating Disorders Integrative Medicine amino acid therapy Answers to Appetite Control integrative psychiatry Source Type: news

Practicing Mind-Body Exercises to Prevent or Control Smoking
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United State and is also responsible for various diseases. Although raising taxes on tobacco products and limiting smoking in public places help reduce smoking, there is another simple and effective approach for preventing and controlling smoking. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 7, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Key Sun, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Education Health Self-Help mind-body exercises Qigong smokers smoking cessation substance use Tai Chi tobacco smoking Yoga Source Type: news

Addiction to mobile text messaging applications is nothing to "lol" about - Sultan AJ.
In this study, the researcher argues that BB... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 6, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Best Bet
Would you bet all your money on a horse race, if you had a system to predict the winner? One woman did, and her story reveals much about how we make decisions. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Zachary Shore, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Cognition Decision making gambling judgment probability suspense Source Type: news

When Writing Will Not Be Denied
The urge to write, a normal human expression, can become a compulsion that sufferers simultaneously fear and embrace. It's a window into the link between neuroscience and the literary impulse. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Cognition Creativity Neuroscience bipolar disorder compulsion depression epilepsy hypergraphia midnight disease writer ' s blook writing Source Type: news

The Corrosive Power of Shame
Shame is a kind of self-deception read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 6, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Peg O'Connor, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Cognition Ethics and Morality Self-Help self-deception Self-Knowledge shame Source Type: news

Marijuana isn't harmless, top health official says
As more states legalize pot, head of National Institute on Drug Abuse warns addiction and brain changes in young users are real concerns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Must-See Video of the Impact of Technology on Our Lives
When you are looking at a screen, you don't realize all that you are missing in the world: beauty, love, opportunity. This powerful video illustrates the costs of excessive immersion in technology. It boldly and poignantly demonstrates how all of the devices we have to connect us to other people actually ends up disconnecting us from ourselves and others.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - June 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jim Taylor, Ph.D. Tags: Media Relationships depression Facebook Instagram Internet internet addiction iPad iPhone loneliness smartphones Snapchat social media technology texting twitter YouTube Source Type: news

Research on marijuana's negative health effects summarized in report
The current state of science on the adverse health effects of marijuana use links the drug to several significant adverse effects including addiction, a review reports. The review describes the science establishing that marijuana can be addictive and that this risk for addiction increases for daily or young users. It also offers insights into research on the gateway theory indicating that marijuana use, similar to nicotine and alcohol use, may be associated with an increased vulnerability to other drugs. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 5, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Preaching To The Perverted
In Anil Aggrawal’s book Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crimes and Unusual Sexual Practices, there is a paraphilia called homilophilia which according to Dr. Aggrawal refers to individuals who derive sexual pleasure and arousal from the hearing or giving of sermons. But does homilophilia really exist?read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - June 5, 2014 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Dr. Mark D. Griffiths, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Sex Autagonistophilia Homilophilia Public speaking fetish Religious orgy sexual fetish sexual paraphilia Sexual sermon. Source Type: news

Impulsive action and impulsive choice across substance and behavioral addictions: Cause or consequence? - Grant JE, Chamberlain SR.
Substance use disorders are prevalent and debilitating. Certain behavioral syndromes ('behavioral addictions') characterized by repetitive habits, such as gambling disorder, stealing, shopping, and compulsive internet use, may share clinical, co-morbid, an... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Marijuana (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three Tips For Parenting an Addict
There is a line between caring for a child with an addiction and aiding in their destruction. The truth is, sometimes the best way to show that you care for the addict is to establish and maintain strong boundaries. In many instances, these boundaries represent the addict's best chance for survival. Here are tips for parenting an addict. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - June 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Howard C. Samuels, Psy.D. Tags: Addiction Parenting disease of addiction recovery from alcoholism setting boundaries teen addiction Source Type: news

Brain protein may explain depression in pre-menopausal women
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Women nearing menopause have higher levels of a brain protein linked to depression than both younger and menopausal women, a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health shows. This finding, published in JAMA Psychiatry, may explain the high rates of first-time depression seen among women in this transitional stage of life, known as perimenopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

NIDA review summarizes research on marijuana’s negative health effects
The current state of science on the adverse health effects of marijuana use links the drug to several significant adverse effects including addiction, a review reports.  The article, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, is authored by scientists from the National Institute on... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - June 4, 2014 Category: Addiction Tags: Addiction Science, College Students, Drugged Driving, Health and Medical Professionals, Marijuana, Medical Consequences, Monitoring the Future, Parents, Researchers, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news