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MSM, transgender women who use methamphetamine may benefit from mirtazapine

December 11, 2019
Mirtazapine combined with substance use counseling may reduce methamphetamine use and certain HIV risk behaviors among cisgender men and transgender…

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Risk-tolerant patients with opioid use disorder more likely to relapse

December 9, 2019
Computational markers have revealed that patients in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they develop greater tolerance to…

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Young children exposed to nicotine may develop hyperactivity, conduct problems

December 6, 2019
Children who are exposed to nicotine during their first four years of life exhibited symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct problems, according to a…

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Discontinuing buprenorphine results in adverse outcomes

December 4, 2019
Risk for overdose and acute care service use were significant following buprenorphine discontinuation regardless of treatment duration, according to…

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Ketamine infusion may improve alcohol use disorder outcomes

December 3, 2019
A ketamine infusion improved measures of drinking among individuals with alcohol dependence who were engaged in motivational enhancement therapy…

Older adults with prescription opioid misuse need multidisciplinary care

November 25, 2019
Older adults with persistent prescription opioid misuse may require multidisciplinary care to mitigate significant mental, physical and substance use…

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Childhood sexual abuse survivors need social and emotional support

November 22, 2019
Social and emotional factors, including social support and lifetime history of mental health conditions, play a significant role in achieving…

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VIDEO: Health care system uses peer recovery specialists to combat opioid crisis

November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — In this video, Christopher F. Freer, DO, co-chair of the Tackling Addiction Task Force and system director of emergency medicine…

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Tweets can serve as window into Twitter users' mental health

November 4, 2019
Tweets may help reveal Twitter users’ levels of loneliness and could thus be used to help target interventions that alleviate morbidities in…

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VIDEO: Managing the effects of opioid use for the whole family

October 28, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — At the AAP National Conference & Exhibition, Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, associate professor of pediatrics and health…

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Current ADHD medications provide patients, clinicians with ‘exciting’ options

October 8, 2019
Tim Wilens, MD, chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and professor of psychiatry at…

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Lofexidine lowers need for supportive medications to control opioid withdrawal symptoms

October 7, 2019
Results from a study presented at Psych Congress suggested that lofexidine can effectively mitigate symptoms of opioid withdrawal syndrome during…

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Lofexidine, ketamine, cannabinoids: possible alternatives to opiates for chronic pain

October 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Thomas Kosten, MD, Waggoner Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Immunology, and Neuroscience, and director of the…

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Clinical challenges in MDD patients with comorbid disorders

October 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, clinical assistant professor of family medicine and psychiatry, University of…

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What clinicians need to know about buprenorphine for opioid use disorder

October 3, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, Arwen Podesta, MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM, a board-certified adult psychiatrist of Podesta Wellness in New…

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Current suicide interventions may not fully account for race, ethnicity

October 1, 2019
The current “one size fits all” approach to suicide prevention does not account for racial/ethnic minority groups, according to findings…

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to recommend drug counseling by PCPs

October 1, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the evidence was insufficient to recommend counseling by primary care physicians to prevent drug use…

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Prescription drug misuse during adolescence increases risk for substance abuse later

September 26, 2019
Researchers identified any high-frequency prescription drug misuse during the transition from adolescence to adulthood as a strong risk factor for…

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Translocator protein levels higher in cannabis users

September 20, 2019
Cannabis users, particularly people with cannabis use disorder, had higher 18-kDa translocator protein levels than non-cannabis users, researchers…

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Opioid, benzodiazepine coprescription slightly declines after boxed warning

September 20, 2019
The FDA boxed warning issued in 2016 highlighting the risks of coprescribing opioids and benzodiazepines was linked to a decrease in the number of…

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