Cutting-edge research and expert information on addiction, including strategies for recovery and advice for loved ones.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse explains the subtle nuances between physical dependence and addiction to opioids. In short: Physical dependence isn't addiction, but it can be part of addiction.
Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.
The approved the first generic versions of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film for the treatment of opioid dependence to improve access to these medications for people who need them.
Hospira is recalling two lots of naloxone – an antidote for opioid overdose – because of the possible presence of particulate matter on the syringe plunger.
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Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.
Greater sleep difficulties were associated with lower self-regulatory behavior and in some cases a high score for problem gambling.
Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing
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