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2012-12-26 12:21:52

NEW YORK, Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For teens in recovery from abusing alcohol or other drugs, holiday stress can trigger relapse. Nearly two million American teens meet the criteria for substance abuse according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), yet many never receive the treatment they need. For those who do seek treatment, 75% relapse within one year after returning to school. Jill Backfield, Ph.D., Executive Director and Director of Clinical...

2012-12-20 14:01:56

Those dying of drug/alcohol misuse significantly more likely to have had difficult childhood Successful solo rock/pop stars are around twice as likely to die early as those in equally famous bands, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. And those who died of drug and alcohol problems were more likely to have had a difficult or abusive childhood than those dying of other causes, the findings showed. The authors included 1489 North American and European rock and...

2012-12-20 05:01:01

To further explore the findings of Hangover Heaven while extending his philanthropic work, Dr. Jason Burke, a Duke University trained anesthesiologist, launches the first ever Hangover Research Institute dedicated to the study, prevention, and cure of hangovers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 After establishing Hangover Heaven, the only medical practice to specialize in the treatment of hangovers, Dr. Jason Burke launched the first ever research institute dedicated to the study,...

2012-12-17 16:35:43

-Executive function (EF) guides complex behavior such as planning, decision-making, and response control. -Alcohol dependence (AD) is known to impair EF. -New findings indicate that increased impulsiveness and decreased EF may comprise an inherited trait that signifies greater risk for developing AD. Executive function (EF), frequently associated with the frontal lobes, guides complex behavior such as planning, decision-making, and response control. EF impairment due to alcohol...

2012-12-17 16:34:19

-Many researchers and clinicians believe that an early age at first drink (AFD) can lead to alcohol problems. -A new study challenges that belief by examining linkages between AFD and problem behaviors. -Findings show that early drunkenness was a greater risk factor for 15-year-olds than an early AFD. Many studies have reported that the earlier the age at first drink (AFD) the higher the chances of that person developing later drinking-related problems. However, it is unclear why...

2012-12-10 12:20:19

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some holiday predictions are, tragically, very predictable. For example, more people are likely to die in alcohol-related traffic crashes during the holidays than at other times of the year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/PH18822 ) Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year's, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related crashes than during comparable periods the rest of the year. And 40 percent of...

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...

Smoking Makes Your Hangovers Worse
2012-12-05 11:32:36

[ Watch the Video: Smoking While Drinking Can Make Hangovers Worse ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For many people, drinking and smoking belong together like summer and shorts or coffee shops and acoustic guitars. To the sober person, (or the non-smoker) the combination of heavy drinking and smoking sounds like a one-two punch to the human body. To those who are accustomed to such behavior, this pairing is as common and natural as life itself. New...

Gene Plays A Role In Binge Drinking In Young Teenagers
2012-12-04 11:52:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s an undeniable fact that many teenagers are going to experiment with alcohol before they are mentally ready enough to do so. Now, a new study may help explain why some of these teenagers are more prone to continue drinking alcohol after trying it than others are. A study, led by researchers at King´s College London´s Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), provides the most detailed understanding yet of the brain process...

2012-12-03 05:02:38

John Demas, personal injury attorney in Sacramento, discusses the implications of a new study showing that underage drinking remains a serious problem in all areas of the country. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 According to a new study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration or SAMHSA, more than 25 percent of all people under the age of 21 are drinking alcohol in spite of laws to prohibit this behavior. At least one-third of underage drinkers reported...