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Sharper picture than previously available of major depressive disorder

Sharper picture than previously available of major depressive disorder

Anxiety disorders can compromise success of alcohol-dependence treatment

Anxiety disorders can compromise success of alcohol-dependence treatment

Nicotine patch dosage can be adjusted to provide more effective treatment for smokers with a history of alcoholism

Nicotine patch dosage can be adjusted to provide more effective treatment for smokers with a history of alcoholism

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

Less than 1 percent of health plan members are actually diagnosed with alcoholism or related disorders

Less than 1 percent of health plan members are actually diagnosed with alcoholism or related disorders

New guide to help patients who drink too much

New guide to help patients who drink too much

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are

Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

Genetic variation linked to alcohol dependence

Genetic variation linked to alcohol dependence

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Promising new treatment for alcohol dependence

Promising new treatment for alcohol dependence

Alcohol ranks as the number one health risk in all but two countries

Alcohol ranks as the number one health risk in all but two countries

College students not at a greater risk for alcohol dependence problems

College students not at a greater risk for alcohol dependence problems

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Naltrexone helps alcoholics moderate their drinking

Naltrexone helps alcoholics moderate their drinking

Survey finds that many recover from alcoholism

Survey finds that many recover from alcoholism