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Study to assess effectiveness of two OTC medications for treating alcoholism in bipolar patients

Study to assess effectiveness of two OTC medications for treating alcoholism in bipolar patients

Strong ‘therapeutic alliance’ can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder

Strong ‘therapeutic alliance’ can be key to successful treatment of alcohol use disorder

Resilience lowers risk for developing alcohol use disorders, study shows

Resilience lowers risk for developing alcohol use disorders, study shows

Heavy alcohol use during adolescence alters brain development, study shows

Heavy alcohol use during adolescence alters brain development, study shows

Preventive interventions for adolescent alcohol and drug use may need to begin in early childhood

Preventive interventions for adolescent alcohol and drug use may need to begin in early childhood

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

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

Alcohol produces same neural and molecular changes as rapid antidepressant drugs

Alcohol produces same neural and molecular changes as rapid antidepressant drugs

Study examines racial differences in alcohol involvement and trauma exposures

Study examines racial differences in alcohol involvement and trauma exposures

Waiting impulsivity may help spot offspring of alcoholics at risk for developing alcohol addiction

Waiting impulsivity may help spot offspring of alcoholics at risk for developing alcohol addiction

Adults with pain could be at higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders

Adults with pain could be at higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders

Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.

Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.

Understanding dangers of binge drinking

Understanding dangers of binge drinking

Adults who use marijuana more likely to develop alcohol use disorder

Adults who use marijuana more likely to develop alcohol use disorder

New article provides guidance on managing critically ill patients at risk for alcohol withdrawal

New article provides guidance on managing critically ill patients at risk for alcohol withdrawal

African-Americans who did not engage in exercise nearly twice as likely to abuse alcohol

African-Americans who did not engage in exercise nearly twice as likely to abuse alcohol

People near the middle of social hierarchies suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety

People near the middle of social hierarchies suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety

Addiction history indicates bipolar conversion risk from precursor disorders

Addiction history indicates bipolar conversion risk from precursor disorders

Non-suicidal self-injury common among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

Non-suicidal self-injury common among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

TSRI Scientists find that nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption

TSRI Scientists find that nicotine use increases compulsive alcohol consumption