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Anesthesia drug ketamine may fight depression by muzzling ‘bursting’ brain cells

By Matt Warren Sciencemag.org Feb. 14, 2018 , 1:00 PM                       The anesthesia medication ketamine has shown promise in.

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Impact of adherence to antidepressants on long-term prescription opioid use cessation

The British Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 2 February 2018 , pp. 103-111 Abstract Depression contributes to persistent opioid analgesic use (OAU). Treating depression may increase opioid cessation. To determine.

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APA Releases New Practice Guideline on AUD Pharmacotherapy

APA Releases New Practice Guideline on AUD Pharmacotherapy APA today released a new practice guideline for the pharmacological treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD). Despite the high prevalence of.

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Cannabis Ingredient Holds Promise as Antipsychotic Medicine

By Kate Kelland LONDON—An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said on Friday..

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Adjunctive Ketamine Appears to Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Depressed Patients for Up to Six Weeks

A single adjunctive infusion of ketamine appears to reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed patients within 24 hours, according to a study published yesterday in AJP in Advance. This improvement.

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C.D.C. Reports a Record Jump in Drug Overdose Deaths Last Year

By SHEILA KAPLANNOV. 3, 2017 NY TIMES WASHINGTON — Deaths by drug overdose in the United States surged last year by more than 17 percent over 2015, another sign.

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America’s Current Guidelines For Fixing The Opioid Crisis Will Increase Suffering And Death, Not Reduce It.

By Kat Suricata Yesterday afternoon, President Trump declared America’s opioid crisis a public health emergency, and for good reason: the American Society of Addiction Medicine estimates that there’s nearly.

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Lithium in drinking water may affect Alzheimer’s risk

Reuters Health – Long-term consumption of tiny amounts of lithium may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, but only if the dose isn’t too.

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After decades of letting students with addictions fend for themselves, colleges are starting to help

VICE News. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Late last year, Manny Delaveris fell into a rut. He couldn’t shake his pessimism or stop worrying. His brain felt dark, all the time..

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Study Rebuts Popular Claim Against Antidepressant Effectiveness

The antidepressants paroxetine and citalopram distinctly outperformed placebo among patients who experienced no adverse effects from the drugs in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-registered, placebo-controlled trials, according to.

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