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Rehabilitation units must have the most up to date knowledge about addiction.


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Addiction is not something we can control


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Byung Kim's curator insight, December 13, 2013 7:52 AM

I included this in my article to give the other side of the story. Many articles talk about how rehabilitation and other ways to control addiction. However, this particular article talks about how we can't control our addictions.

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Heroin at the Shore: Rehab centers struggle to keep up with demand - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Heroin at the Shore: Rehab centers struggle to keep up with demand - Cherry Hill Courier Post | addiction | Scoop.it
Heroin at the Shore: Rehab centers struggle to keep up with demand Cherry Hill Courier Post In 2011, the latest data available, New Jersey had 361 substance abuse treatment facilities — up from 341 in 2007, according to the Substance Abuse and...
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Blaenau Gwent tops hospital booze cases per head - South Wales Argus

Blaenau Gwent tops hospital booze cases per head - South Wales Argus | addiction | Scoop.it
South Wales Argus Blaenau Gwent tops hospital booze cases per head South Wales Argus The data, from NHS Wales Information Service, also ranks the number of admissions for 'alcohol attributable' conditions, showing that Aneurin Bevan Health Board...
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Researchers Say It's Time to Bring Back Psychedelic LSD to Treat Alcoholism

Researchers Say It's Time to Bring Back Psychedelic LSD to Treat Alcoholism | addiction | Scoop.it

A dose of the hallucinogenic drug lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD, commonly referred to as acid, is an effective way to treat alcoholism, according to Norwegian researchers who analyzed results previous studies.


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Basic Science of the Brain and Addiction: Serotonin Neurotransmitters

Lecturing about brain chemistry and addiction, Dr. Von Stieff explains serotonin neurotransmitters' role in treatment for depression, alcoholism, and chemica...

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Anti-addiction messages didn't air in Canada after Glee's Cory Monteith tribute - The Province

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Anti-addiction messages didn't air in Canada after Glee's Cory Monteith tribute
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That number takes callers to a U.S. federal substance abuse and mental health services treatment referral routing system, so the spots didn't air in Canada.
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Side Effects of Cocaine Abuse

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Cocaine is a deadly drug that is found to have negative effects on the physical health of the abuser. The effects of cocaine are noticed on brain, heart, throat, lungs, and on other vital body orga...

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Byung Kim's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:54 AM

This article explains the dangers of using cocaine. Targeted at directly those who depend on cocaine to function, the article relates to my topic of drug addiction by explaning dependence and abuse/side effects.

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Are we wired to crave heroin? - MyCentralJersey.com

Are we wired to crave heroin? - MyCentralJersey.com | addiction | Scoop.it
Are we wired to crave heroin?
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Heroin is also an emetic, so many people feel nauseous or vomit their first time using heroin, much like many people do when they first drink alcohol.
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Matt Kay's curator insight, October 27, 2013 3:27 PM
food for thought perhaps?
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The Science Behind Why We Binge (And What To Do About It) - Huffington Post

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The Science Behind Why We Binge (And What To Do About It)
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The brain releases the feel-awesome chemical dopamine when we eat fat and sugar, when we drink alcohol, or even when we see new things to buy.
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Managing Binge Eating, from CBT to Apps | Psych Central News

Managing Binge Eating, from CBT to Apps | Psych Central News | addiction | Scoop.it
Binge eating has recently been identified as an eating disorder that is twice as common as bulimia nervosa. In response, Drexel University researchers are.
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Pornography addiction leads to same brain activity as alcoholism or drug abuse, study shows

Pornography addiction leads to same brain activity as alcoholism or drug abuse, study shows | addiction | Scoop.it
RT @PoSARC: "Pornography addiction leads to same brain activity as alcoholism or drug abuse - @Independent http://t.co/dJEixNRyG9 "

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Doctors take to drink and drugs - Times LIVE

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Doctors take to drink and drugs
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The Health Professions Council of South Africa has noted an increase in alcohol anddrug abuse among doctors, dentists, psychologists and other medical professionals.
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