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Study Sheds Light on Source of Drug Addicts Risk-Taking Behavior

Study Sheds Light on Source of Drug Addicts Risk-Taking Behavior

A study out today provides new insight into how the brains of drug addicts may be wired differently. The findings, which appear in the journal Psychopharmacology, show that while drug users have very strong motivation to seek out “rewards,” they exhibit an impaired ability to adjust their behavior and are less fulfilled once they have achieved what they desire. Addressing this disconnect betwe
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More People Are Texting And Driving: Here’s Why We Should Be Scared

According to Texting and Driving, 1 in 5 people have admitted to surfing the web while driving. As the numbers continue to grow, it’s time we asked ourselves how many lives we’re willing to put at risk because of our hand held devices. The Centers for Disease Control conducted a survey way back in 2011. It revealed that 46% of 17-year-old drivers had texted while driving. For over 18s, this number
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US Rehab Network Now Providing Immediate Insurance Verification for…

Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) February 25, 2016 US Rehab Network is now providing immediate insurance verifications for substance abuse rehab centers in Florida. The Network provides the best addiction treatment centers throughout the state, and nationwide as well. Call (888) 598-0909 for more information and to receive a verification and options for treatment. With over fifty million Americans s
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The implication of frontostriatal circuits in young smokers: A resting‐state study

In this study, the volume of striatum subsets, i.e., caudate, putamen, and nucleus accumbens, and corresponding RSFC differences were investigated between young smokers (n1 = 60) and nonsmokers (n2 = 60), which were then correlated with cigarette smoking measures, such as pack_years‐cumulative effect of smoking, Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND)‐severity of nicotine addic
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Medical News Today: The lowdown on ‘legal’ highs

They come in kid-friendly packets with kid-friendly names, like “Scooby Doo,” and are available online, in “head” shops and even in gas stations and convenience stores. They are cheap, legal and they can be deadly. Also known as “club drugs,” MDAT, Eric 3, dimethocaine, bath salts, new psychoactive substances (NPS), 5-IAI and silver bullet are analogs of established illegal drugs. They are design
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