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 ... Readmore

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This journal aims to strengthen links between science and policy with up-to-date knowledge addiction disorders. The manuscripts published in Journal of Addiction Therapy and Research seeks to be a proven milestone in the treatment of addiction in patients who ma... Readmore

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A forensic treatment-monitoring study of an adult with attentiondefi cit disorder with hyperactivity and substance use disorder

Background: The patient in this study experienced a childhood marked by confl icts within the family, physical abuse, frequent changes of school settings, truancy, and unspecifi ed learning disabilities. After leaving school at age 17, she was chronically depressed, had anger ...

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Factors affecting physical activity of recuperating alcoholics in Asumbi- Homabay rehabiliation center, Kenya

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’ rarely use...

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Cyberbullying: A narrative review

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 characteristics of...

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Parental Role in Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention

Background: There is a huge gap in the U.S. health care system when it comes to the prevention of substance abuse and addiction, specifi cally involving adolescents.

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Alcohol-related poisonings in Russia: Obfuscated facts

The problem of the alcohol misuse in Russia is well known; but there is a tendency to exaggerate it, which seems to be used to disguise shortages of the healthcare and public assistance.

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Short Communication

The effects of alcohol taxation and pricing policies on vodka sales in Russia

Background: The majority of aggregate econometric studies indicate that higher taxes and real prices on alcohol significantly reduce the alcohol consumption.

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Addiction to self-strangulation: a case-report

Introduction: DSM-5 mentions autoerotic asphyxia in the paraphilic disorders section, as a specifier for the diagnostic of sexual masochism disorder.

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Predictive Psychological Factors of Problematic Alcohol use in University Students

The objective of this study is to determine prevalence of alcohol-substance use among university students, and to investigate the correlation between the childhood abuse, suicide probability and anger expression styles in students who have drinking problems.

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Novel Challenges for the Therapeutics of Depression: Pharmacological Modulation of Interaction between the Intracellular Signaling Pathways Mediated by Ca2+ and cAMP

Depression is a psychiatric disease resulting mainly by dysfunction of serotoninergic and monoaminergic neurotransmission in central nervous system (CNS). Due to the multifaceted nature of depression and our limited understanding on its etiology, depression is difficult to be treated with curr...

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