Alcohol Dependence News

This RSS feed URL is deprecated


This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Could ketamine help treat alcohol dependence? - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Could ketamine help treat alcohol dependence? 
The Guardian
It is still unknown whether Dry January has a lasting effect on drinking behaviours, and people with an alcohol dependency problem should always seek support from their GP before going through detox. Nonetheless, Dry January undoubtedly drives a ...

 


Alcoholism, Alcohol Misuse, and Alcohol Dependence - News-Medical.net



News-Medical.net
 
Alcoholism, Alcohol Misuse, and Alcohol Dependence 
News-Medical.net
Long-term abuse of alcohol leads to alcohol dependence. It is the incapacity to quit drinking and is the most severe form of alcohol addiction. Also known as alcoholism, the individual is mentally and physically dependent on alcohol and feels that he ...

and more » 


IU-led study finds neurotransmitter glutamate may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction - IU Newsroom



IU Newsroom
 
IU-led study finds neurotransmitter glutamate may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction 
IU Newsroom
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A study led by Indiana University on neurochemical changes associated with alcohol addiction found that the neurotransmitter glutamate plays a role in some alcohol cravings. Alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorders occur in ...
Glutamate May Play A Role In Alcohol Cravings, Study Finds Mental Daily

all 3 news articles » 


Neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction - Science Daily



Science Daily
 
Neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction 
Science Daily
Alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorders occur in about 30 percent of all Americans, taking a severe toll on people's lives, as well as on the health care system and economy. Ninety percent of all attempts to cure the dependence or abuse of alcohol ...
Study finds neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction Medical Xpress
IU-led study finds neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction EurekAlert (press release)

all 1 news articles » 


Managed alcohol programs: out from under the radar - UVic News



Managed alcohol programs: out from under the radar 
UVic News
The practice of providing alcohol to people with severe alcohol dependence is a complex and sometimes controversial approach to harm-reduction, and it's one that many communities in Canada have tried?some very publically and some quietly under the ...

 


This neurotransmitter may be behind some alcohol cravings - Futurity: Research News



Futurity: Research News
 
This neurotransmitter may be behind some alcohol cravings 
Futurity: Research News
?Dopamine is the more popularly known neurotransmitter, a lack of which contributes to depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Parkinson's disease?but it actually accounts for less than 5 percent of all synaptic activity. By ...

 


What kind of drinker are YOU? Experts reveal the four main types - and why knowing yours affects your health - Daily Mail



Daily Mail
 
What kind of drinker are YOU? Experts reveal the four main types - and why knowing yours affects your health 
Daily Mail
Originally developed to help treat alcohol dependence, the ideas described in the model led to a new understanding of what motivates people to drink. More precisely, the model assumes people drink to increase positive feelings or decrease negative ones ...
There are four types of drinker, which one are you? Stuff.co.nz

all 4 news articles » 


DOC expanding methadone programs, including at York - theday.com



DOC expanding methadone programs, including at York 
theday.com
In the coming weeks, years of behind-the-scenes work will pay off as the state Department of Correction expands its methadone programs in a major way. In general, the programs allow offenders who already were on methadone ? an opioid medication that ...

 


Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led ... - News-Medical.net



News-Medical.net
 
Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led ... 
News-Medical.net
A study led by Indiana University on neurochemical changes associated with alcohol addiction found that the neurotransmitter glutamate plays a role in some alcohol cravings. Alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorders occur in about 30 percent of all ...

and more » 


Radical harm reduction - University of Victoria - UVic News



UVic News
 
Radical harm reduction - University of Victoria 
UVic News
For the first time, a peer-reviewed journal has compiled the largest collection of peer-reviewed articles on managed alcohol programs, which are harm-reduction interventions that provide alcohol to people with severe alcohol dependence. The work is ...

and more »