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Estimating demand for primary care‐based treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders

Estimating demand for primary care‐based treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders

ConclusionsIn the US, people diagnosed with substance or alcohol use disorders appear to be more willing to enter treatment in a primary care setting than in a specialty drug treatment center. Expanding availability of primary care‐based substance use disorder treatment could increase treatment rates in the United States. (Source: Addiction)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January
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Wnt/β‐catenin pathway in the prefrontal cortex is required for cocaine‐induced neuroadaptations

This study examines the role of the Wnt canonical pathway mediating the induction of cocaine sensitization. We found that β‐catenin levels in the prefrontal cortex (PFC), amygdala (Amyg) and dorsal striatum (CPu) are decreased in animals that show sensitization. Accordingly, GSK3β activity levels are increased in the same areas. Moreover, β‐catenin levels in nuclear fraction, mRNA expressio
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Editorial: Exploring Gender and Sex Differences in Behavioral Dyscontrol: From Drug Addiction to Impulse Control Disorders

Exploring Gender and Sex Differences in Behavioral Dyscontrol: From Drug Addiction to Impulse Control Disorders This Research Topic gathers animal and human research articles, reviews, and opinion articles on current research in the field of sex and gender differences in behavioral addictions, which are complex disorders with interacting factors, including environmental factors, comorbidity, and
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Illuminating next-generation brain therapies

Nature Neuroscience 19, 414 (2016).
doi:10.1038/nn.4232

Authors: Emily Ferenczi & Karl Deisseroth
A clinical trial inspired and guided by optogenetics experiments in rodents reports the outcome of targeted transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients suffering from cocaine addiction. (Source: Nature Neuroscience)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find
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In Case You Haven’t Heard

(2016), In Case You Haven’t Heard. Alc. Drug Abuse Wkly., 28: 8. doi: 10.1002/adaw.30485…
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