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Month: February 2020

Addiction Weekly Roundup

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – February 4th Week

1. Weight-Based Bullying Linked to Increased Adolescent Alcohol, Marijuana Use Adolescents who are bullied about their weight or body shape may be more likely to use alcohol or marijuana than those who are not bullied, according to new (sciencedaily.com) 2. Opioid Overprescribing Observed Among Patients With Depression, Bipolar Disorder Patients with serious mental illness are […]

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Addiction Weekly Roundup

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – February 3rd Week

1. One in four opioid ODs involves kids and teens (HealthDay)—More than a quarter of all opioid overdoses in the United States involve teenagers, and a full fifth of those cases were likely suicide attempts, new research shows. (medicalxpress.com) 2. How Does Shift Work Influence Sleep and Mental Health? For the vast number of workers […]

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Addiction Weekly Roundup

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – February 2nd Week

1.Low-Barrier Interim Buprenorphine Treatment Effective in Emerging Adults Although emerging adults reported a higher prevalence of intravenous drug use and more severe employment, legal, and psychiatric problems at intake, they achieved dramatic improvements in response to interim buprenorphine treatment. (psychiatryadvisor.com) 2.What an 1890s opioid epidemic can teach us about ending addiction today.  A supposedly safer […]

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Addiction Weekly Roundup

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – February 1st Week

1. Psychiatric Disorders Share Common Neural Circuit, Emotion Processing Dysfunction A common pattern of aberrant brain activation during emotional processing may contribute to the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders, according to a meta-analysis published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. (psychiatryadvisor.com)   2. Higher opioid doses fail to lessen pain Increasing chronic pain patients’ opioid prescription […]

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