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Robin Williams Dead, Suicide Suspected
Robin Williams shocks the world with apparent suicide.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - August 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dale Archer, M.D. Tags: Depression Media Psychiatry addiction alcohol celebrity celebrity death drug addiction mental health robin williams stigma suicide Source Type: news

Can’t We Learn From The Death of Robin Williams?
Instead of all the glowing tributes, let's talk about what his death can teach us about addiction, alcoholism, recovery and mental illness.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 12, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Anna B. David Tags: Addiction Depression medication recovery robin williams treatment Source Type: news

Police Suspect Suicide in Death of Comedian Robin Williams
Oscar-winning actor and comedian who rose to fame playing an alien outsider, has died in what police call an apparent suicide. Robin Williams, 63, who has suffered bouts of depression and drug abuse throughout his lifetime, recently entered an addiction rehabilitation program again. He had returned to television in The Crazy Ones, which CBS cancelled after a single season.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 11, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Travis Langley, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Creativity Depression Media Stress 12-Step Program Academy Award apparently suicide bangarang best supporting actor cartoon comedian Disney ' s Aladdin drug abuse drug addiction Flubber genie Good Morning Vi Source Type: news

I Dated An AA Newcomer
Despite being warned not to get romantically involved with someone new to sobriety, I went full force into this relationship—and lived to tell the tale.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - August 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Anna B. David Tags: Addiction Depression 12-step AA dating Source Type: news

Marijuana Revisited
The more you use and the younger you start, the more the effect of the drug. And the effect of the drug is very simply to make you unmotivated and emotionally flat.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 11, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Joseph Troncale, M.D. Tags: Addiction Cognition Neuroscience Self-Help Source Type: news

U.S. Attorneys General Press FDA for Tougher E-Cigarette RulesU.S. Attorneys General Press FDA for Tougher E-Cigarette Rules
Attorneys general from 29 U.S. states urged the Food and Drug Administration on Friday to strengthen its proposed regulation on electronic cigarettes to better protect young people from nicotine addiction. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

What Not to Do When Your Relationship Is Struggling
Does love keep an account of wrongs?read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - August 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. R. Bruns, M.D. Tags: Relationships Self-Help addiction anger cohabitation conflict divorce Dr. John Gray e-mail frequency of sex marriage Marriage and Family Psychotherapist Sonya Rhodes marriage counseling men men are from mars women are from venu Source Type: news

Does Love Keep An Account Of Wrongs?
Should you keep score of your relationship?read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - August 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. R. Bruns, M.D. Tags: Relationships Self-Help addiction anger cohabitation conflict divorce Dr. John Gray e-mail frequency of sex marriage Marriage and Family Psychotherapist Sonya Rhodes marriage counseling men men are from mars women are from venu Source Type: news

Regular marijuana use bad for teens' brains
Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults, including cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ, according to psychologists. "It needs to be emphasized that regular cannabis use, which we consider once a week, is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth," said one expert. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 9, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Regular marijuana use bad for teens' brains, study finds
Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults, including cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ, according to psychologists. "It needs to be emphasized that regular cannabis use, which we consider once a week, is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth," said one expert. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 9, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is Your Relationship a Straightjacket Built For Two?
In irrelationship, both parties are invested in using what looks and seems like a connection with another person to maintain a safe distance from intimacy—in short, to hide. Once they’ve agreed to the set-up, it’s locked in—we call this Brainlock. What the key players in irrelationship—Performer and Audience—do to maintain it is called their song-and-dance routine.read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - August 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D, Grant H. Brenner, MD, and Daniel Berry, RN, MHA Tags: Anxiety Relationships abusive relationships addiction anger apathy co-dependence co-dependency counseling relationships culture dealing with disappointment development divorce emotional investment empathy empowerment intima Source Type: news

U.S. Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-cigarette rules
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorneys general from 29 U.S. states urged the Food and Drug Administration on Friday to strengthen its proposed regulation on electronic cigarettes to better protect young people from nicotine addiction. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can Computers Help You Quit?
We use computers and smartphones to stay in touch with each other, buy things and conduct serious business. Can they also help us with drug and alcohol problems?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 8, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Sean X. Luo, M.D., Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Behavioral Economics Psychiatry Therapy Source Type: news

Multiple and substitute addictions involving prescription drugs misuse among 12th graders: gateway theory revisited with Market Basket Analysis - Jayawardene WP, YoussefAgha AH.
This study aimed to identify the sequential patterns of drug use initiation, which included prescription drugs misuse (PDM), among 12th-grade students in Indiana. The study also tested the suitability of the data mining method Market Basket Ana... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anti-impulsivity drugs and their mechanisms of action - Ohmura Y, Tsutsui-Kimura I, Yoshioka M.
Higher impulsivity could be a risk factor for drug addiction, criminal involvement, and suicide. Moreover, poor inhibitory control is observed in several psychiatric disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, and bipolar dis... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

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

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
(Source: Psychology Today)
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