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2009-07-29 12:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the grip of addiction, where do you draw the line between a person who can be rehabilitated and one who is beyond help? "Gone Too Far" - an MTV one-hour series developed and hosted by Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, produced by Ish Entertainment and Gigantic! Productions - explores this question.

2009-07-08 11:15:10

Psychological interventions intended to prevent the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the early stages after a traumatic experience have not been shown to be effective, Cochrane Researchers have concluded. This systematic review focused on multiple-session treatments for everyone involved, irrespective of the presence of symptoms.

2009-06-01 09:50:00

Annual Award for outstanding contributions in the field of addiction treatment administration and management presented to Edward Diehl during the annual conference of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recently held National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers annual leadership conference in Palm Beach Gardens, FL was the occasion where the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators...

2009-04-16 19:50:00

"Steve-O: Demise and Rise" Is The Latest In A Series of Self-Doc Programming Set To Air On The Network NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV continues to experiment and break the mold in documentary filmmaking with the release of "Steve-O: Demise and Rise," a self-documented look inside the mind of a man struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

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2009-01-19 10:49:17

Australia's leading scientific journal in the substance use area, the Drug and Alcohol Review - published by Wiley-Blackwell, has released a special issue on the use of new technologies in the treatment of drug problems.

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2008-11-25 16:30:00

The first ever clinic developed to treat people addicted to computer gaming says 90 percent of the young people who seek treatment for compulsive gaming are not addicted.

2008-08-05 03:00:46

By Nolan Clay and Randy Ellis, The Oklahoman Aug. 5--How much do addictions cost? In Oklahoma alone, the cost may reach as much as $5.8 billion a year. That's billion, with a "b." That's as much as it cost three years ago to run Oklahoma's entire state government.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

Dr. Paul's at the Bay, a resort style drug addiction and alcohol treatment center, is now open on the waterways of St. Pete Beach, Florida. Voted America's Best Beach in 2005, St.

2008-07-15 06:00:36

By Gary Levin Warren Boyd won't name names, but the addiction counselor has been linked to many Hollywood celebrities, from Robert Downey Jr. to Mel Gibson to Whitney Houston.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.