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June 11, 2024
by Patricia Tomasi

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New Study Looks At Mental Health And Homelessness

June 11, 2024 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry looked at the prevalence of mental health disorders among individuals experiencing homelessness. “We were examining the prevalence of addictions and mental health (AMH) conditions among adults experiencing homelessness globally,” study author Rebecca Barry told us. Barry is postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. “We were hoping to find the overall current and lifetime prevalence of AMH conditions in this population.” [More]

August 5, 2016
by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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Ubre Not Winning the Battle of Drunk Driving

August 5, 2016 08:01 by Henry M. Pittman, MA  [About the Author]

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It’s Friday or Saturday night. It has been a long work week and one is looking forward to the weekend. A way to relax or reward oneself for the hard work one has put in generally is associated with a drink or two of an alcoholic beverage. No harm in that. The harm comes in when one has become intoxicated from the amount of alcohol he or she has consumed that night and decides to drive home under the influence. [More]

July 5, 2014
by Christie Hunter

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How Much Is Too Much? Implications of Excessive Exercise and Eating Addiction on Healthy Living

July 5, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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Apart from stress and known eating disorders, addiction to food has also been a topic of major studies. The Rudd Report (2007)4 states that these studies have revealed that there are striking similarities in use and withdrawal patterns of sugar and of classic drugs of abuse. Addiction to food can also be triggered as people move away from other substances like tobacco and alcohol, and there is a possibility that food and classic addictive substances compete for the same brain pathways. Indeed, many food additives can affect the brain in ways similar to drug abuse. [More]