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Benzos and Psychiatric Patients

An alarming study from the Journal of Psychiatric Research has found that 26% of psychiatric patients misuse their prescriptions of benzodiazepines. A highly addictive medication, doctors often prescribe them as anti-anxiety medications to help people cope with mental health symptoms or medical conditions. Psychiatrists prescribe benzos to people who suffer from mental health disorders and

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People With Eating Disorders Often Addicted to Exercise

People with eating disorders are 3.9 times as likely as other people to be addicted to exercise, according to new research data compiled in nine studies from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy. "It is known that those with eating disorders are more likely to display addictive personality and obsessive-compulsive behaviors," said study

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Alcohol Deaths Climb in England After Tax Decrease

There have been two thousand additional alcohol-related deaths in England during the time of 2012 to 2018. According to new research from the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), these deaths can now be linked to the lower prices on booze and tax cuts. Why The Tax Cuts Caused More Alcohol

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The Benefits of Home Detox

Home detox is an option that many people would probably prefer to a detox center. Home detox services with medical professionals fill a vital treatment gap. After all, many people searching for a path to recovery try to get clean and sober on their own, without medical guidance. It seldom works. But many people don’t

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Buprenorphine is Under-Prescribed Due to Hurdles, Mistrust

Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) can be a lifeline for those who are addicted to opioids and struggle with long-term cravings and short-term withdrawal symptoms. However, research by NPR shows that doctors and pharmacists mistrust the drug, resulting in few people seeking help with addiction gaining access to it. Doctors Have Little Incentive to Prescribe Buprenorphine Buprenorphine,