Addiction is a primary and chronic disease characterized by inability to refrain, impairment in behavioral control, and reduced recognition of significant problems with an individual behaviors and interpersonal relationships. Addiction is progressive and can result in disability or premature death. Addiction therapy methodologies and related researches help addicted individuals stopping compulsive drug seeking and ... Readmore
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2021-03-19 Short Communication
Tamar Ruth Orowitz*
The study attempted to answer several questions: Does the cultural and social background of immigrant youth from the Former Soviet Union (FSU) affect their use of addictive substances? Do these youth show distinctive patterns of drug and alcohol abuse? Do the addictive substa...
2021-02-18 Review Article
Gloria Yuxuan Gu* and Hua Zhong
Global drug use has reached epidemic levels, with approximately 269 million drug users worldwide . Problematic drug use may lead to serious physical, social, and mental health problems.
2021-02-15 Research Article
Sukhvinder Singh Oberoi* and Avneet Oberoi
Background: Epidemiological studies in smokers indicate a dose-response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked per day and the risk of developing certain smoking related diseases. The alkaloid nicotine is the major pharmacologically active substance in tobacco.<...
2021-01-29 Short Communication
The hunger experiment was carried out in 1944 by Anselm Keys and others in the American city of Minnesota. The aim was to investigate the consequences of starvation in order to be able to restore the health of hunger victims of the Second World War. How could they be treated in the best possible ...
2020-12-30 Mini Review
Background: the level of alcohol consumption per capita is an important indicator of the alcohol-related problems. However, it is difficult to estimate the real level of alcohol consumption, since part of the consumption comes from illegal sources.
Aim: an overview ...
2020-02-20 Research Article
Badii Amamou*, Cyrine Missaoui, Amjed Ben Haouala, Ahmad Mhalla, Ferid Zaafrane and Lotfi Gaha
Sexual addiction is a growing reality. The acknowledgment of this disorder requires to identify vulnerability factors. Besides, it would improve the management and treatment of these people. We used a cross-sectional study with a sample of voluntary subjects recruited online ...
2020-02-11 Research Article
Khaled Hani Alkhodari*, Bakr Khadr Abo Jarad, Ahmed Ismail Al-Bahbhani, Sadi Yehia Nkhala, Ali Naim Al-Buhisi and Khamis Abdelkarim Elessi
Background: Despite its negative effects, approximately 23% of Palestinians (≥ 18 years) smoke cigarettes. Studies have shown physicians to be an important channel for smoking cessation intervention. This investigation examines physicians’ smoking-re...
2019-06-27 Research Article
Niels Peter Nielsen and Elisabeth H Wiig*
Background: The patient in this study experienced a childhood marked by conflicts within the family, physical abuse, frequent changes of school settings, truancy, and unspecified learning disabilities. After leaving school at age 17, she was chronically depre...
2018-10-24 Research Article
Lucy Amanya Mutuli*, Peter Bukhala and Gordon Nguka
Background: Alcoholism is a widespread problem in Kenya and is associated with severe impacts on health and quality of life of the individual. Physical activity is an affordable and sustainable adjunct treatment option for recuperating alcoholics; however its...
2018-08-21 Review Article
A literature search was conducted using PubMed and PsycINFO to locate cyberbullying research that was published during the last 4 years. In this narrative review, cyberbullying research is briefly summarized and critiqued. The review is focused on the varying definitions and ...