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Parents who share their own drug experiences with kids might do more harm than good Parents who relate stories of their own experiences with dru... March 4, 2013
People more accepting of food abuse, but not other addictions Most schools of addiction theory propose that addiction is a... February 8, 2013
Socially isolated teen? Watch out for addiction, study says In a lab experiment with rats, scientists found that rodents... January 24, 2013
Addiction and ADHD linked to longer lifespan Could suffering from addiction actually help you live longer... January 14, 2013
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Study Finds Morphine, Cocaine Affect Brain Differently Morphine and cocaine are addictive in part because of the re... October 5, 2012
Urban American Indian Youth who Adopt Traditional Spiritual Beliefs Less Likely to Misuse Drugs and Alcohol Results of a new research study by social scientists at Ariz... August 31, 2012

Addiction Science and Research Articles

Prozac Addiction Prozac is the grandfather of psychotropic drugs, used to treat depression and other mental and mood disorders brought on by a chemical imbalance. Prozac is designed to be taken every day. Many people... 07/11/2011 - 17:17
Cocaine Medical Uses We all know cocaine as a highly addictive drug that is illegal in most places in the world. But cocaine does have legitimate medical uses. Cocaine was used for decades as a topical anesthetic in eye a... 06/27/2011 - 17:13
Causes of Sexual Addiction While the medical and psychological communities debate whether sexual addiction is a real thing, many others are looking beyond this and trying to figure out what causes it. And even here, there are s... 05/05/2011 - 19:18
Nicotine Lozenge Addiction Nicotine lozenges are designed to help people quit their addiction to cigarettes. However, some people can find themselves addicted to the lozenges. The lozenges obviously contain nicotine, and are su... 05/04/2011 - 19:28
Effects of Alcoholism on Children The effects of alcoholism on children can be detrimental. The effects can destroy a childhood. Children do not understand that alcoholism is a disease all they understand is that their mother or fathe... 04/01/2011 - 13:24