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Warcraft: can China's gaming addiction make the movie a hit?

Warcraft: can China’s gaming addiction make the movie a hit?

New screens open in the country at the rate of 22 per week, and, earlier this year, China’s box-office takings surpassed those of North America for the …
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Well: Seeking Painkillers in the Emergency Room

“Why wouldn’t I give patients a Percocet prescription? It makes their life easier and my life easier,” a colleague said to me recently. But that’s not the answer to the opioid epidemic. (Source: NYT)MedWorm Sponsor Message: Directory of the best January Sales in the UK. Find the best Christmas presents too.
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Risk Factors for Driving After and During Marijuana Use.

Use of marijuana before or while driving significantly contributes to driving impairment and elevated risk of motor vehicle accidents; however, this risk behavior is common among users. Little is known about the etiology of driving while under the influence of marijuana. Guided by social learning theory, this study examined marijuana outcome expectancies and other driving-related cognitions as pr
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Marijuana Use Predicts Cognitive Performance on Tasks of Executive Function.

CONCLUSIONS: These findings underscore the impact of early onset of marijuana use on executive function impairment independent of increased frequency and magnitude of use. In addition, poorer performance on the WCST may serve as a neuropsychological marker for heavy marijuana users. These results highlight the need for additional research to identify predictors associated with early marijuana use,
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Bidirectional Associations Between Cannabis Use and Depressive Symptoms From Adolescence Through Early Adulthood Among At-Risk Young Men.

CONCLUSIONS: Temporal patterns of cannabis use and depressive symptoms provide evidence for the cannabis effect but limited evidence for the self-medication hypothesis. Adolescents higher in depressive symptoms may be vulnerable to the adverse psychological effects of using cannabis. Results are discussed in terms of implications for basic research, prevention, and intervention.
PMID: 26997187
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