substance abuse disorders

A closer look into how addiction hijacks the brain


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): New research has provided some more answers into how substance abuse hijacks neuronal circuits involved in reward and motivation and causes profound and persistent changes in behaviour.A ... Read more...

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New brain study may help predict anxiety, depression in young


August 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new study has pinpointed the brain regions that are relevant to developing childhood anxiety.The findings may lead to new strategies for early detection and treatment of ... Read more...

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LiLo to go to the same rehab where Britney was treated


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 03 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is all set to start her 90-day stint at the same rehab centre where Britney Spears was treated, it has emerged.Though UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric ... Read more...

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17.5 percent Chinese suffer from mental disorders


April 30th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Around 17.5 percent of Chinese people suffer from mental disorders, a study has said. Over 6.1 percent people suffer from mood disorders, 5.6 percent suffer from anxiety disorders and ... Read more...

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U.S. and Mexico issued a declaration of drug demand reduction cooperation


February 27th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The White House announced on Friday that government officials from the U.S. and Mexico issued a declaration of drug demand reduction cooperation.The declaration is a joint statement, ... Read more...

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Why Parkinson’s treatment elicit compulsive behaviours


January 14th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have made a novel discovery that may help explain why standard drug treatment elicits compulsive behaviours in Parkinson's patients.They provide new insights into the brain mechanisms that ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers at increased anxiety risk


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has found that people who suffer from migraine might be at an increased risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to ... Read more...

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Kids with chronic insomnia suffer more


March 23rd, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 23 (IANS) Children with chronic insomnia lose a lot more than their sleep as they tend to have more personal problems, says a new research. Persistent insomnia has been ... Read more...

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Adolescents with chronic insomnia have ‘2-fold to 5-fold’ increase in personal problems


March 22nd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have found that adolescents who suffer from chronic insomnia report a 'twofold to fivefold' increase in ... Read more...

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