New findings from an American research team indicate that even short-term use of prescription opioid medications during pregnancy can lead to neonatal abstinence syndrome, a condition normally associated with illicit/illegal opioid drug consumption.
Findings from a team of German researchers indicate that symptoms of borderline personality disorder and ADHD partially overlap, often appear together and can have unusually damaging consequences when they occur simultaneously.
Almost one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. are a result of alcohol-impaired driving, with one death every 51 minutes as a result of driving under the influence (DUI). In 2010, 1.4 million Americans were arrested for driving with alcohol or narcotics in their systems, but what does it mean if you become one…Details
A new study on the facial expressions of horses may bring us closer to understanding the unique way that humans and horses communicate, and perhaps explain why horses can be powerful allies in the treatment of addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD and more.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the diagnosis that mental health professionals use to identify people who experience a serious, relatively long-term adverse reaction to exposure to potentially life-threatening situations. In the worst-case scenario, the symptoms of this disorder can continue to exert their damaging effects for decades. In a study review published in 2014 in…Details
Unusually impulsive sexual behavior is a common but not universal feature of sex addiction in men, according to new research findings from a group of American and Canadian scientists.
The Bible tells us that “we are our brother’s keeper” and this is definitely true when dealing with a fellow Christian who is an addict. God has called the church to be a body, and therefore if one member is ailing, in some way we all suffer. Addiction and its ability to extend its destructive…Details
A common and potentially toxic additive called levamisole increases the addiction potential of cocaine by making the stimulant drug more rewarding to the brain, research from the Temple University School of Medicine indicates.
Recent findings from a group of American researchers indicate that primary care residents are not very likely to identify people who participate in binge drinking, a dangerous practice associated with serious short-term harm and heightened chances of developing alcohol abuse/alcoholism.
Recent findings from a team of Norwegian and British researchers indicate that girls and women with anorexia may compulsively check their bodies because they have unusual difficulty switching between mental tasks, although the evidence is far from conclusive.