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Depression, anxiety, trauma linked to cannabis use in pregnancy

February 19, 2020
Women with anxiety, depression and trauma were more likely to use cannabis during pregnancy, according to research published in JAMA Network

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Infections linked to substance-induced psychosis, schizophrenia

February 14, 2020
Severe infections may increase the risk for developing substance-induced psychosis, according to a study conducted in Denmark and published in…


How do post-traumatic amputation considerations differ for the upper and lower extremities?

Orthopedics Today, February 2020
Click here to read the Cover Story “Consider entire patient in salvage, amputation decisions” The questions of salvage vs. amputation…

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Consider entire patient in salvage, amputation decisions

Orthopedics Today, February 2020
Upper extremity injuries are one of the most common presented in the ED, accounting for 20% to 40% of injuries, according to a report published by…

In the Journals

Adolescent exposure-based treatment safe, feasible for co-occurring substance abuse, PTSD symptoms

February 11, 2020
Risk reduction through family therapy, or RRFT, among adolescents resulted in within-group improvements in substance use problems and PTSD symptoms…

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Individuals with pain at increased risk for cannabis use disorder

February 5, 2020
Adults with pain are at increased risk for adverse cannabis use outcomes, including cannabis use disorder, according to study findings published in…

Q&A: Bridging disciplinary 'silos' to address co-occurring anxiety, alcohol misuse

January 30, 2020
The association between the chronic misuse of alcohol and anxiety is well-documented within the field of psychiatry, according to a review published…

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Psychiatric patients significantly more likely to be perpetrators and victims of violence

January 17, 2020
Patients with psychiatric disorders are significantly more likely to be victimized by or perpetrators of violence than those without psychiatric…

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College students' peer groups significantly influence alcohol use

January 15, 2020
College students’ alcohol use behaviors may be closely related to their perceptions of the alcohol-related behaviors and attitudes of other…

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12th-grade binge drinking predicts risky driving in early adulthood

January 9, 2020
Binge drinking during senior year in high school is a predictor of risky alcohol-related behaviors in early adulthood — like driving while…

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Adolescent fMRIs can reveal likelihood of future binge drinking

January 7, 2020
Brain imaging of neural regions associated with inhibitory control could predict binge drinking among adolescents, according to study results…


Study claims CDC underestimates number of drug overdose deaths

January 7, 2020
The CDC’s Multiple Cause of Death database underestimated the number of drug overdose deaths that occurred in the state of Florida over a…

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Children more likely to use substances if their parents use cannabis

January 6, 2020
Parental marijuana use was associated with increased risk for substance use among adolescent and young adult children living in the same household…

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High opioid dosages increase overdose risk in young patients

January 3, 2020
High daily opioid dosages are associated with a heightened risk for overdose in adolescents and young adults, according to results from a study…

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Cause-specific opioid mortality research reveals need for combination interventions

December 31, 2019
Individuals who use illicitly manufactured opioids or pharmaceutical opioids outside the bounds of a medical prescription experience significant yet…

Congress includes mental illness, substance use disorders funding in 2020 spending bill

December 20, 2019
Congress passed a $1.4 trillion spending bill this week for fiscal year 2020 with provisions that will fund treatment programs and medical research…

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Suicides account for 4% of opioid-related overdose deaths, much lower than previously thought

December 19, 2019
Researchers have estimated that only 4% of opioid-related overdose deaths are due to suicide, which contradicts recent estimates that classified 20%…

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Updated depressive model targets patients with prescription opioid use disorder

December 13, 2019
An updated version of an established model for major depressive disorder offers a “useful foundation” toward a comprehensive…

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People with depression twice as likely to use cannabis

December 12, 2019
Individuals with depression were more than twice as likely to use cannabis than those without depression, according to study findings published in…

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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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