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SAMHSA names new Center for Substance Abuse Treatment director

February 8, 2016

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently announced the appointment of Kimberly A. Johnson, PhD, of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, as the director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

Johnson will be responsible for the leadership, management and operations of the center’s $2 million budget that includes grants and contracts to states, tribes, territories, communities and nonprofit organizations.

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Neuroticism may increase risk for anxiety, depression

February 8, 2016
Adolescents with a strong personality trait of neuroticism were significantly more likely to develop anxiety and depression disorders, according to recent findings…
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Multiple therapies, medical care increase alcohol abstinence in CLD

January 29, 2016
In a systematic review, researchers found that integrated combination psychotherapy with cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement therapy and comprehensive…
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Cannabis use after psychosis onset predicts relapse, adverse outcomes

January 25, 2016
Continued cannabis use after psychosis onset increased risk for psychosis relapse and led to longer hospital admissions and other adverse outcomes, according to a…
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Brain Circuitry Models in Eating Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, November 2011, Volume 41 Issue 11
The conceptual framework of the pathophysiology and etiology of the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include parents’ experiences with child’s admission to acute care, diet restrictions and atypical antipsychotic…
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SAMHSA names new Center for Substance Abuse Treatment director

February 8, 2016
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently announced the appointment of Kimberly A. Johnson, PhD, of the University of…
In the Journals

Neuroticism may increase risk for anxiety, depression

February 8, 2016
Adolescents with a strong personality trait of neuroticism were significantly more likely to develop anxiety and depression disorders, according to…
In the Journals

Multiple therapies, medical care increase alcohol abstinence in CLD

January 29, 2016
In a systematic review, researchers found that integrated combination psychotherapy with cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement…
In the Journals

Cannabis use after psychosis onset predicts relapse, adverse outcomes

January 25, 2016
Continued cannabis use after psychosis onset increased risk for psychosis relapse and led to longer hospital admissions and other adverse outcomes…

Marijuana use among youth remains stable, despite low perceived risk

January 25, 2016
Although the majority of youth in the United States do not perceive a great risk from marijuana use, marijuana use rates remained stable from 2012 to…

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment block grant still needed, despite Medicaid expansion

January 22, 2016
Substance Abuse Block Grants will continue to be significant for uninsured, low-income individuals to pay for specialty substance use treatment…

Treatment nonadherence, illicit drug use may be common in ADHD patients

January 21, 2016
Recent data presented at the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders annual meeting indicated nonadherence to stimulant…
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Longer duration of opioid use may increase risk for depression

January 18, 2016
New onset of depression following opioid use was associated with longer duration of use but not dose, according to a retrospective cohort…

New saliva test may detect alcohol, GHB poisonings

January 15, 2016
Methanol, ethanol, ethylene glycol, 1,3-propandiol and -hydroxybutyric acid can be recovered and detected in human saliva through the use of a…

Congress lifts ban on federal funding of needle exchange programs

January 13, 2016
As part of the budget deal made in December 2015, Congress lifted its ban on federal funding of needle exchange programs, according to a press…
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