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Your brain doesn’t come with an instruction manual. The Dana Foundation’s annual Brain Awareness Week (BAW), March 10-16, seems particularly appropriate and useful this time around, after a year in which brain-based disease models of human behaviors came un...
Book review. In The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking , author Olivia Laing’s stated goal is “to know why writers drink, and what effect this stew of spirits has had upon the body of literature itself.” To which I can only say, best of luck. The ...
Calcium may be curbing the urge to drink. “Occasionally,” reads the opening sentence of a commentary published online last month in Neuropsychopharmacology , “a paper comes along that fundamentally challenges what we thought we knew about a drug mechanism.”...
Controversial DBS technique shows early promise for Parkinson’s, Tourette’s. --> Bielefeld, Germany— The third in an irregular series of posts
about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addiction and Recovery: From Genes to
Culture and Back Aga...
And how does it impact addiction and recovery? Bielefeld, Germany— The first in an irregular series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addiction and Recovery: From Genes to Culture and Back Again. The conference, held at the Ce...
Commentary. Former National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) director Alan Leshner has been vilified by many for referring to addiction as a chronic, relapsing “brain disease.” What often goes unmentioned is Leshner’s far more interesting characterization of ...
In Central America, drug policies become conservation policies. The Central American isthmus exploded into prominence as a drug trafficking corridor in 2006, when pressure on Mexican cartels pushed smuggling operations to the south and into the remote fores...
Can we ever integrate neuroscience and social science? Bielefeld, Germany— The last in a series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addiction and Recovery: From Genes to Culture and Back Again . The conference, held at the Cent...
Plus the disease model, warts and all. Bielefeld, Germany— The second in an irregular series of posts about a recent conference, Neuroplasticity in Substance Addiction and Recovery: From Genes to Culture and Back Again . The conference, held at the Center f...
Rare Marijuana Disorder Causes Vomiting - Answers.com
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Who Benefits from Obama's Reefer Madness? | The Fix
Who Benefits from Obama's Reefer Madness? Defending its crack-down on legal medical marijuana dealers, the DEA has disingenuously declar
BEST REVIEW - TOP 10 ADDICTION RECOVERY SITES 2012 - ADDICTION, TREATMEN...
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Addiction Inbox: Interview with Cognitive Neuropsychologist Keith Laws
Our latest participant in the “Five Question Interview” series is Dr. Keith Laws, professor of cognitive neuropsychology and head of researc
Who Benefits From Obama's Reefer Madness? | THE Weed Blog
Defending its crack-down on legal medical marijuana dealers, the DEA has disingenuously declared that pot is an ineffective treatment for pa
Addiction Inbox: The Biology of Stimulants, or Why You Can’t Stay High F...
The Biology of Stimulants, or Why You Can't Stay High Forever. An essay on the losing battle for perpetual reward. The amphetamine high,
Addiction Inbox: What Do We Mean When We Talk About Craving?
What Do We Mean When We Talk About Craving? An essay on drug addiction and need. For years, craving was represented by the tortured tremors
Addiction Inbox: Addiction Specialist Kicks Off A3 Academy in L.A.
Addiction Specialist Kicks Off A3 Academy in LA. Filling the void between “doing nothing and formal treatment.” Good news for recovering add
Addiction Inbox: Is Shoplifting the Opiate of the Masses?
Is Shoplifting the Opiate of the Masses? Another look at "behavioral addictions" and the DSM-V. The DSM-V, when it debuts it 2012,
Addiction Inbox: 7 Myths the Alcohol Industry Wants You to Believe
7 Myths the Alcohol Industry Wants You to Believe. Staying on message in the liquor biz. “Our national drug is alcohol,” wrote William S. Bu
Addiction Inbox: Common Field Test for Marijuana is Unreliable, Critics Say
Common Field Test for Marijuana is Unreliable, Critics Say. A 75-year old pot assay is due for an update. We've all seen it on cop shows
Addiction Inbox: On Harm Reduction and Metabolic Chauvinism
On Harm Reduction and Metabolic Chauvinism. My WebTalk Radio interview for the podcast, “Addicted to Addicts.” Listen to the podcast at WebT