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2012-12-14 05:02:38

Recovery First is seeking respondents for a self reporting survey about Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome- considered the leading cause of relapse. Miami, Forida (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 After helping thousands of people achieve sobriety over the last decade, Recovery First is requesting collaboration with addicts and alcoholics in the US. The Hollywood, Florida drug rehab center is asking people in any stage of recovery to fill out a confidential, self-reporting survey about Post Acute...

2012-12-09 05:00:22

Non 12 Step Addiction And Alcoholism Treatment Expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad Vows To Educate Public About The Need For New Tactics For Halting The Nationwide Underage Drinking Trend. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as one of the top California rehab centers, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team of addiction...

2012-11-09 13:57:28

-Young adult women are engaging in heavy drinking behavior in greater numbers. -A new study has looked at the influence of impulsivity-related traits and drinking motives on symptoms of alcohol dependence (AD) among college women in their first semester. -Findings indicate an impulsivity trait called 'negative urgency' can predict increases in AD symptoms. An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol...

2012-11-09 13:55:49

-Prior research has shown that "pre-drinking" by young people leads to heavier drinking and greater harm. -A study using Internet cell-phone questionnaires examined pre-drinking by young adults in Switzerland. -Results showed that pre-drinking, when combined with subsequent on-premise drinking, is associated with almost twice-as-heavy consumption and adverse outcomes. Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy...

Moderate Drinking Bad For Brain Health
2012-10-26 12:09:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There have been numerous scientific studies that show how a glass or two of red wine can help promote cardiovascular and brain health. However, a new study by Rutgers University indicates that there is a fine line between moderate and binge drinking. The study published in the journal Neuroscience found that moderate to binge drinking significantly reduces the structural integrity of the adult brain. “Moderate drinking...

2012-10-17 22:35:40

While researchers and clinicians know that the mortality rates among alcohol dependent (AD) individuals are high, most of that knowledge is based on studies of clinical populations. A new study is the first to examine excess mortality and its predictors among AD individuals in the general population throughout a 14-year span, finding that annualized death rates were 4.6-fold higher for AD females and 1.9-fold higher for AD males when compared to the general population, indicating that females...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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