Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Research Targets New Drugs To Treat Addictions

Samstag 23. Oktober 2010 von htm

South Dakota State University researchers have demonstrated for the first time that a plant-derived compound used to treat nicotine addiction also has significant effects against alcohol addiction.
SDSU scientists are now investigating whether the compound may offer lasting treatment against alcohol relapse, craving, and perhaps alcohol-nicotine co-addiction as well. (Source: Medical News Today, 10/21/10)

Kategorie: Addiction, Allgemein, Global, Health, Research, Treatment | Keine Kommentare »

Addicts Need to Deal with Stress to Ensure Recovery

Dienstag 29. Juni 2010 von htm

Recovering addicts who failed to take steps to deal with the stress in their lives were more susceptible to craving  — a major predictor of relapse — according to researchers at Penn State University. Sify News reported June 24 that researchers analyzed recovery diaries kept by college students in recovery and found that those who avoided problems in their lives rather than dealing with them were more likely to experience craving when they experienced stress or negative moods. (Source: Join Together, 6/25/10)

Kategorie: Addiction, Allgemein, Global, Health, Research, Treatment, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

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