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2013-08-06 23:28:54

Passages Malibu issues statement on recently published study that aligns with long-held company philosophy. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 In the June 2013 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, a team of researchers contributed a paper that studied the connection between childhood trauma and alcohol dependency, later in life. The team compared two groups of men and women, the first who at one time had sought treatment for alcohol dependency and another group who...

2013-07-21 23:00:08

Author Ruth Schilling Shares a Personal Account of Her Life Living With a Loved One Suffering From Alcoholism and Her Journey to Recovery in “Dare to Recover” Casper, WY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Alcoholism is rightly called a family disease. First-time author Ruth Schilling has painstakingly recorded the personal and family dynamics of living with and loving someone who has the disease of alcoholism, as well as the very challenging, unique, and simple but not easy method of recovery that...

2013-07-17 23:23:05

Like the Cinnamon Challenge, this Youth-Oriented Craze Began on YouTube and has Medical Experts Concerned Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 It started as a simple how-to video on YouTube, in January 2013. 3 million views and a multitude of copycat uploads later, smoking alcohol went from a difficult to understand technique, to a relatively extensive trend among young people seeking a quick thrill. Medical doctors warn that misperceptions about the trend are commonly reported. It is rumored...

2013-07-11 11:04:50

Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders. Furthermore, the brain mechanisms of sweet-taste responses may share common neural pathways with responses to alcohol and other drugs. A new study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has found that recent drinking is related to the orbitofrontal-region brain response to an intensely sweet stimulus, a brain response that may serve as an important...

2013-07-09 23:27:07

The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure, co-authored by Passages CEO Pax Prentiss, is a mainstay of the addiction treatment canon. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Passages Malibu Addiction Treatment Centers today announced a free giveaway of their flagship title The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure for returning military service personnel. June 27th was Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (PTSD) Day and military staff members are disproportionately affected by PTSD. It wasn’t until 1980...

2013-07-04 23:02:45

New Horizon Recovery, in response to shocking reports regarding the early age at which kids first taste alcohol, urges parents to discuss alcohol with their children. Encinitas, California (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 New Horizon Recovery, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, knows that parents play a major role in the development of their children. While parents do not usually directly cause substance abuse in their kids, they can contribute to their children's decisions regarding...

2013-06-27 23:45:54

A female army officer, Elizabeth Robbins, has written an article for the Washington Post stating there is high level of alcohol abuse in the military, which has led to increased cases of sexual assault. This is just one example of the many harmful effects of alcohol abuse and why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In an article written for the Washington Post(6/13), Army Lieutenant Colonel...

2013-06-27 23:32:26

The rate of alcoholism is increasing in the city of San Francisco, according to recently released statistics. Passages CEO Pax Prentiss urges city residents to be more aware of the growing problem. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 New figures from the city of San Francisco show that the number of emergency room visits linked to alcohol are steadily rising. Between the years 2006 and 2008, the number of adults per 10,000 San Francisco residents that were hospitalized for alcohol-related...

2013-06-25 23:24:15

In the short term, holding one's liquor can avoid some consequences, but later on, may cause a very harmful dependency on alcohol. The best solution for those suffering from alcohol abuse is to contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The ability to “hold your liquor” may cause you a serious alcohol dependency later on in life, according to an article by Everyday Health(1/22). Researchers from Arizona State University and Yale...

2013-06-14 13:47:33

-An early age at first drink (AFD) is associated with a greater risk for subsequent alcohol use disorders. -A new study looks at the influences of genetics versus the environment on AFD and problem drinking among African American (AA) and European American (EA) women. -Findings indicate that environmental factors play a larger role in the development of alcohol-related problems in EA than AA women. An early age at first drink (AFD) is associated with a greater risk for subsequent alcohol...


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