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June 15, 2021
by Patricia Tomasi

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How Gender Differentiates The Impact Of Alcohol Use Disorder

June 15, 2021 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A recently published study looked at how brain responsivity to emotional faces differs in men and women with and without a history of alcohol use disorder (AUD). “We investigated brain activity in response to facial expressions,” study author Kayle S. Sawyer told us, “and how abnormalities in brain activity differed for men and women with a history of alcohol use disorder.” [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]

April 10, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

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Older Adults: Alcohol and Drug Issues

April 10, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW  [About the Author]

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Talking with your older loved one about his/her use of alcohol and/or drugs may be difficult for some. Many people become defensive when asked about their alcohol or drug use, and often do not tell the truth. This is especially true for someone who has been approached by people about drinking in the past. Here are some guidelines to help you address these issues in a way that is more likely to be heard as concern for their well being, rather than a desire to control them. [More]