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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In Canada’s continued mission to become the woke sibling of the United … The purpose of these facilities is create stability in addicts’ lives, so they¬†…
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The Opiate Crisis is 2016’s Most Underrated Campaign Issue

The contemporary opiate crisis is not America’s first; however, it has given rise to a unique … Female users outnumber male users. … abroad with the 1994 ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Rust Belt¬†…
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Social Support Indirectly Predicts Problem Drinking Through Reduced Psychological Distress.

The experience of psychological distress can contribute to problem drinking in young adults. Social support can protect against the development of distress and thus may indirectly minimize problem drinking. To test a model of problem drinking in young adults based on the concepts of social support and psychological distress. A two-wave panel study was conducted over the course of one year, during
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Comparative Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Medications to Attenuate Weight Gain Following Cessation.

To compare the postcessation weight gain following the use of different FDA-approved smoking cessation medications among obese smokers. A retrospective cohort study was conducted using the General Electric (GE) electronic medical record database (2006-2011). The cohort consisted of obese adult smokers newly initiating use of an FDA-approved smoking cessation medication (i.e., bupropion vs. vareni
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Alcohol Expectancies Mediate the Relationship Between Age of First Intoxication and Drinking Outcomes in College Binge Drinkers.

Conclusions/Importance: These findings are consistent with expectancy theory and previous research suggesting that more experienced drinkers hold stronger drinking-related beliefs, be it positive or negative, and these expectancies ultimately explain variability in alcohol use and problems. Our findings further support that expectancies play an important role in the initiation of drinking behavior
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