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2012-09-16 23:03:42

Intracerebral hemorrhage risk increased by heavy alcohol consumption (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Recently published research shows that excessive alcohol consumption increases risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Researchers in France studied previous alcohol consumption patterns of patients who had previously been treated for intracerebral hemorrhages. They discovered that nearly twenty-five percent of those who had suffered this type of hemorrhage were heavy alcohol users, average age of 60....

2012-09-13 23:01:12

Helping other alcoholics in recovery helps everyone. Washington DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 A new study reveals that developing casual friendships with others in recovery may actually help strengthen the recovery process. A study conducted by psychiatrists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine evaluated data collected through another behavioral study on alcoholics, and discovered that those who developed casual, “helping” relationships with others in recovery...

2012-09-07 23:02:52

Addiction Treatment Expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad Joins Other Top Addiction Experts Everyday Health Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he was chosen to participate on a prestigious panel of experts for Everyday Health and everydayhealth.com,...

2012-09-03 11:14:23

Doctors have long recognized a link between alcoholism and anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Those who drink heavily are at increased risk for traumatic events like car accidents and domestic violence, but that only partially explains the connection. New research using mice reveals heavy alcohol use actually rewires brain circuitry, making it harder for alcoholics to recover psychologically following a traumatic experience. "There's a whole spectrum to how...

2012-08-28 23:00:03

Facility offers clinical evaluations, intervention assistance, and referral services; on-site outpatient services planned (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 NTS, the nationally recognized leader in behavioral healthcare, has announced that it has partnered with Tib Albach and Bart Emmons of Sober Living Midwest to expand services into St. Louis, MO. The partnership expands the treatment options available to clients and families in St. Louis and surrounding areas, including those affected by...

2012-08-07 23:03:19

The Passages Substance Abuse & Addiction Treatment Centers announced on Monday August 6, 2012 that they will conclude issuing free copies of their innovative and best-selling title, The Alcoholism & Addiction Cure: A Holistic Approach to Total Recovery, due to limited availability and overwhelming demand. The generous promotion, which began on July 4th 2012, allowed Passages to engage with and introduce their world-renowned addiction treatment philosophy to a large community of new...

2012-06-18 05:42:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Smoking quitlines have been heralded as an effective and inexpensive way to curb smoking addiction.  Now, a new study reveals that they could potentially intervene in alcohol addiction as well. There have been numerous studies showing the link between drinking and smoking behaviors, but few smoking quitlines actually screen and counsel callers about alcohol abuse. In the first study of its kind, researchers examined the drinking patterns of callers to the...

2012-06-14 23:01:23

Pioneer Of Non 12- Step Model Dr. Mohammad Encourages Addiction Experts And Citizens To Actively Get Behind Mandatory Rehab Laws Across The Country Malibu, California (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top addiction treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team are actively working to...


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