Solitary Gamblers Who Use Games to Cope at Higher Risk for Disorder, Study Finds

When people gamble, they typically do so in certain social settings and for particular motives or underlying reasons. Current research indicates that the presence of certain conscious or unconscious motives can increase the odds that a person who participates in gambling will develop the behavioral addiction called gambling disorder. In a study published in 2014…

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Meth, Amphetamine Addiction Greatly Increases Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

According to new research published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, a pattern of methamphetamine or amphetamine abuse/addiction can seriously increase the risks for the onset of Parkinson’s disease, an incurable, degenerative neurological disorder that ultimately produces debilitating changes in the ability to control muscle movement. Amphetamine and methamphetamine are two powerful, chemically-related stimulant…

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