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2013-05-02 23:24:06

Mental health professionals at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which found that prescription drug abuse among teens has risen 33% since 2008. Troy, MI (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Michigan mental health professionals at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which found that prescription drug abuse among teens has risen 33% since 2008. Lori Edelson, Birmingham Maple Clinic therapist...

Survey Finds Teenage Drug Abuse Jumped 33 Percent In Five Years
2013-04-23 14:13:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A newly released national survey found that the rate of teens that are abusing prescription drugs has jumped 33 percent over the past five years. Published at Drugfree.org, the Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) found that 25 percent of teens have misused or abused a prescription drug at least once, a one-third increase since 2008. The study also found a troubling rise in the abuse of prescription stimulants. About 13 percent...

2012-11-28 22:47:02

Medication development efforts for cocaine dependence have yet to result in an FDA approved treatment. The powerful rewarding effects of cocaine, the profound disruptive impact of cocaine dependence on one's lifestyle, and the tendency of cocaine to attract people who make poor life choices and then exacerbate impulsive behavior all make cocaine a vexing clinical condition. In this battle, many candidate pharmacotherapies have been tested, but none have succeeded sufficiently to be adopted...

ADHD Medication Lowers Crime
2012-11-23 05:10:50

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study by British and Swedish researchers recently found that medication for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could help reduce some instances of criminal behavior. Medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and other drugs could help limit hyperactivity and elevate the ability to focus. Reuters reports that Ritalin is produced by Novartis, a Swedish drug maker, while companies sell other ADHD drugs like Eli Lilly...

Studying The Influence Of ADHD Medications
2012-11-10 11:07:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Some drugs used to treat ADHD could affect the brain's reward system, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered. The findings make it easier to understand how the medicine works and could ultimately lead to improvements in the development of and the dose determination associated with ADHD treatments, they report in the latest edition of the Journal of Neurophysiology. As part of the study, Jakob Kisbye...


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