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Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Researchers explore changes in prevalence of depression among current, former and never smokers

Researchers explore changes in prevalence of depression among current, former and never smokers

Novel potassium channel genes could be promising therapeutic targets for alcohol use disorder

Novel potassium channel genes could be promising therapeutic targets for alcohol use disorder

Over-the-counter antioxidant may promote reductions in alcohol use in marijuana-dependent teens

Over-the-counter antioxidant may promote reductions in alcohol use in marijuana-dependent teens

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression

Telephone-based intervention holds potential to help military members struggling with alcohol abuse

Telephone-based intervention holds potential to help military members struggling with alcohol abuse

Juvenile offenders with PTSD at greater risk of entering substance abuse treatment, study finds

Juvenile offenders with PTSD at greater risk of entering substance abuse treatment, study finds

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Heavy drinking in older adults linked to poorer neurocognitive functions

Heavy drinking in older adults linked to poorer neurocognitive functions

Study finds sleep habits during late childhood predict alcohol and cannabis use in adolescence

Study finds sleep habits during late childhood predict alcohol and cannabis use in adolescence

Controlled drinking more difficult to achieve than total abstinence from alcohol, study shows

Controlled drinking more difficult to achieve than total abstinence from alcohol, study shows

TSRI researchers find way to switch off urge for compulsive drinking in rat models

TSRI researchers find way to switch off urge for compulsive drinking in rat models

Minimum legal drinking age can have major impact on crimes committed by young adults

Minimum legal drinking age can have major impact on crimes committed by young adults

Deficiency in important enzyme leads to alcohol dependency

Deficiency in important enzyme leads to alcohol dependency

Men experience greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana, study finds

Men experience greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana, study finds

Financial difficulties increase risk of mental health conditions among university students

Financial difficulties increase risk of mental health conditions among university students

Researchers study link between health insurance, tobacco and alcohol use among reproductive age women

Researchers study link between health insurance, tobacco and alcohol use among reproductive age women

Penn researchers use drug-pricing model to estimate average joint weight of marijuana

Penn researchers use drug-pricing model to estimate average joint weight of marijuana

Traumatic images induce stronger alcohol craving than stress in military veterans

Traumatic images induce stronger alcohol craving than stress in military veterans

Study uses ethnically diverse sample to identify predictors of early substance use

Study uses ethnically diverse sample to identify predictors of early substance use