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Hepatitis C Virus Testing and Treatment Among Persons Receiving Buprenorphine in an Office-Based Program for Opioid Use Disorders

Hepatitis C Virus Testing and Treatment Among Persons Receiving Buprenorphine in an Office-Based Program for Opioid Use Disorders

In the United States, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is primarily spread through injection drug use. There is an urgent need to improve access to care for HCV among persons with opioid use disorders who inject drugs. The purpose of our study was to determine the prevalence of HCV, patient characteristics, and receipt of appropriate care in a sample of patients treated with buprenorphine for the
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The In-Session and Long-Term Role of a Significant Other in Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorders

To examine how significant other (SO) language in support of or against client abstinence from alcohol influences clients’ in-session speech and drinking behavior over the 9 months post-Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET). (Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment)
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The Power of the Limbic Brain

Conclusion: Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Liv
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8 Crazy Things Love Does To Your Brain, According To Science

Love can make you feel euphoric, foolish, happy, obsessed, distracted, passionate, exhausted and pretty much everything in between — so it should come as little surprise that falling in love does quite a number on your brain. When you fall in love with someone, a whole host of changes are taking place in your brain and body to create all that passion and euphoria, and of course the less desirable
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All About Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction

Jason is a 19-year-old college student. He’s been dating the same girl since his sophomore year of high school. They had sex for the first time after their senior prom, and, according to Jason, they “went at it like rabbits” for the entire summer until they went away to different colleges. Despite going to different schools, they’ve remained in constant contact via text messages and video chats. O
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