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Male Impulsivity & Addiction Linked to One Gene
While the study cements NRXN3's role in addiction and impulsivity, Stoltenberg said much more research is needed to understand, for example, why one variant influences impulsivity and another is linked to alcoholism. "It seems that genetic variation in ...
Shoplifting Addiction Common Among Men And Women
An addiction that's more common than you think. “I was in jail thinking what can I do from this point, what should I do?” said Lavern. The 33 year old woman asked herself that question after years of living with an addiction. ...
Addict tells story at Alton High drug forum
Members of the panel noted it is rare to find a heroin addict who survives and then overcomes the addiction. Nonn said there were five heroin deaths in the county in 2000, seven in 2009 and 18 in 2010. The deceased ranged in age from 17 to 63. ...
Special Report: Addiction on the rise among baby boomers
Paula is an alcoholic but no one knew. "Because I could drink really normally around people," explained Paula. In secret she was drinking at least a bottle of wine and two beers each week night. She started picking fights with loved ones and not ...
Former 'Grace Under Fire' Star Brett Butler Reveals: I'm Homeless (Video)
The Golden Globe-nominated actress, who struggled with drug addiction, went broke after her 1993-98 sitcom ended its run on ABC. Brett Butler starred in a successful ABC sitcom for five years, so many people might be surprised to learn that the Grace ...
Pittsfield Addiction Expert Weighs In On Opiate Treatment
Spectrum had applied in April for permission to open a comprehensive addiction treatment center, including methadone maintenance services, at 42 Summer St. In federal court papers, Spectrum said that in denying the permit, the city violated the ...
Cocaine addiction threatens banking, finance and legal professions
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"Cocaine is an extremely addictive drug," said Dr Margaret Ann McCann, Castle Craig's Medical Director, "and this addiction harms not only the individual but also their family, close colleagues and employers. Cocaine abuse is also likely to be closely ...
Locals release balloons for loved ones with tobacco addiction
Larry Stevenson writes the name of a friend whose death was related to tobacco use on a balloon as part of the American Cancer Society's nationwide Great American Smokeout event at Community Action in Provo on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. ...
Chicago area man files lawsuit, says Southwest Airlines owes him 45 free ...
CHICAGO — Southwest Airlines says it's reviewing a lawsuit filed by an Illinois man who claims the discount carrier owes him 45 free alcoholic drinks. Adam J. Levitt filed a federal lawsuit this week against the Dallas-based discount carrier over a ...
Official: Montenegro coach fired over alcoholism
AP The head of the Montenegro Football Federation says former national coach Zlatko Kranjcar was fired because of alcohol addiction. Dejan Savicevic told a local TV channel that Kranjcar "had a problem which we tried to hide, the alcohol problem. ...
Author discusses Freud, cocaine addict
For Halsted, it became an addiction he struggled with forever. It was very common for many a doctor in the late 19th century and the early 20th century to use themselves as guinea pigs. And no doctor at this time knew of the terrible addictive effects ...
CALL FOR COUNCIL TO HELP ALCOHOLIC TO CHANGE HIS LIFE
In any government department, an employee who seeks help for alcohol or drug addiction is given support. "The situation is critical - several doctors have told us that if he doesn't stop drinking, he is going to die." Calls to the administrator of ...
The Last Call Program is a New Private At Home Treatment to Help Control ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Recent studies from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism have shown that 17.6 million people in the United States either depend on or abuse alcohol, and out of these approximately only 1 million seek a form of treatment. ...
On a mission to curb alcoholism in district
Times of India
KOCHI: The Co-operative Medical College (CMC), Kochi and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) have joined hands with the UK-based Birmingham and Solihull NHS Trust to curb the burgeoning alcoholism in the society. And to fulfil this mission, ...
Brett Butler: 'I Was Dying Of Addiction' - Starpulse.com
Actress Brett Butler hit rock bottom after her hit sitcom Grace Under Fire wrapped - she ended up living on the streets fighting a drug addiction. The comedienne shot to fame as the star of the T...
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Anyone Can Fall Victim to Drug Addiction | Pathway to Prevention
Anyone Can Fall Victim to Drug Addiction. The stereotypical drug addict is broke, desperate, male and trapped by his circumstance. Many believe that he lives in urban areas and grew up poor with few opportunities for education. More and ...
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ALCOHOL REPORTS: Dry Pushback Against Mann's Alcoholism ...
By Loran Archer
An international website dedicated to providing current information on news, reports, publications,and peer-reviewed research articles concerning alcoholism and alcohol-related problems throughout the world. Postings are provided by ... Nature Reviews Neuroscience: Addiction · Current Issue: September–October 2011 · Subtypes of Alcohol Dependence and Their Effect on... Alcohol-related harms and chronic ... Early Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic H... The Longitudinal ...
Darren Aronofsky Anti-Meth PSAs: A Scary Look At Meth Addiction ...
Darren Aronofsky Anti-Meth PSAs: A Scary Look At Meth Addiction [VIDEOS]. In Smart by Turtle on November 18th, 2011. darrenmeth. Famed American director Darren Aronofsky teamed with the Siebel Foundation to create powerful, gritty ...
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Addiction on the rise among baby boomers | wtsp.com
Paula is an alcoholic but no one knew. "Because I could drink really normally around people," explained Paula. In secret she was drinking at least a bottle of ... But they gave us unprecedented access because they are seeing this new face of addiction, baby boomers, who after going through a divorce or other major life-changes turn to drugs or alcohol late in life. "When they lose the husband and the children launch, it's like their identity has walked out the door, so what do they do? ...
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The story of my life | Addiction & Recovery News
By Jason Schwartz
But my addiction had nothing to do with that. 'Cause obviously ... Why is is that the narrative adopted in early recovery so frequently centers on the alcoholic's parents, negative life experiences, symptoms of depression or anxiety? And, why is it ...
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How do parents' alcoholism and emotional abandonment damage ...
Find out how children suffer from emotional abandonment and alcoholism of their parents.
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Author discusses Freud, cocaine addict
Author discusses Freud, cocaine addict · Home ... Markel discusses his book, "An Anatomy ofAddiction" at Maryville University starting at 7 p.m.. In the book ...
America's Secret Addiction: Sex Addicts Seek Help | NBC Los Angeles
NBC4 gained exclusive access to a sex addiction treatment program operated by ... who lives in Colorado and who identifies himself as a recovering sex addict. ...