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Henry R. Kranzler, MD, Named Director of Penn's Center for Studies of Addition

Henry R. Kranzler, MD, Named Director of Penn's Center for Studies of Addition
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… his work has contributed to the identification or characterization of specific genes influencing the risk for dependence on alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, and opioids; the potential mechanism of the effects of alcohol through mediators such as … Read more on Newswise (press release)

 

The Fixes We Chase in Sobriety
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As the pharmacological and psychological characteristics that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to cocaine and heroin, it's no surprise that so many ex-addicts smoke. If you want to get “smober,” go check out … Read more on TheFix.com

 

What Is Addiction? and Where Can You Get Help in California?

Question by eros_gary: What is addiction? and where can you get help in California?

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People who are addicted cannot control their need for alcohol or other drugs, even in the face of negative health, social or legal consequences.
The illness becomes harder to treat and the related health problems, such as organ disease, become worse.
Addiction is a chronic, but treatable, brain disorder. People who are addicted cannot control their need for alcohol or other drugs, even in the face of negative health, social or legal consequences. This lack of control is the result of alcohol- or drug-induced changes in the brain. Those changes, in turn, cause behavior changes.

Denzel Washington Gives Nuanced Performance as Addict Hero in 'Flight'

Denzel Washington gives nuanced performance as addict hero in 'Flight'
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Robert Zemeckis sheds his recent family-film persona and delivers a taut drama laced with sex, drugs and rock and roll. “Flight” is a dark character study about the effects of alcoholism and cocaine use. Zemeckis and screenwriter John Gatins dig … Read more on Fox News

 

In Maine, Bath Salts Blamed for Rising Child Neglect
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An additional 200 children entered the state's foster care system due to neglect in the past 11 months, and Therese Cahill-Low, director of the state's Office of Child and Family Services, estimates that about half of the cases are linked to bath salts … Read more on PBS NewsHour (blog)

 


 

Cocaine Addict Life Expectancy

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Reported using heroin in the six months prior to their arrest; heroin and cocaine are the drugs that • extended their life expectancy (Note that for some people methadone is a life long treatment.) … Return Document

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Followed by the age group between 26 and 34. • Cannabis users made 2.2 %, followed by 1% cocaine 2009 – 5.11* Population under age15 (as % of total) 2010 – 33.1* Life expectancy at birth treatment centres for drug dependents are private, most of them are the result of former addict … Fetch Doc

Addiction And The Legal Profession
Alcoholics have a reduced life expectancy: for men it is 48; for women it is 52, It might here be noted that cocaine is the only substance that rats will take until they However, some area of the addict or alcoholic’s life will eventually suffer: family, social, … View This Document