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Frequency of Cannabis Use and Behavioral Health Conditions in Primary Care Patients in WA

Combining Urine Tests with Self-Report May Be More Accurate for Measuring Cannabis Abstinence

Behavioral Treatment for SUD Also Reduces Sexual Risk Behaviors

Genetic Variants May Predict Dropout Rates from Methadone Treatment

Genetic Variants May Predict Dropout Rates from Methadone Treatment

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment

Brief Measure Reliable/Valide in Assessing Suicidality in People with Stimulant Use Disorder

Brief Measure Reliable/Valid in Assessing Suicidality in People with Stimulant Use Disorder

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment

N-Acetylcysteine Reduces Alcohol Use in Adults with Cannabis Use Disorder

Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation of SUD Screening in Primary Care

Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation of SUD Screening in Primary Care

Cigarette Smoking and Quit Attempts Among Latinos in SUD Treatment

Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders Prevalent Among Patients with High-Risk Diabetes

Adequate Doses of Exercise Effective in Reducing Stimulant Use Disorder

Use of Menthol Cigarettes Higher Among Smokers in Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

Patterns of Substance Use and Arrest Histories Among Hospitalized HIV Drug Users

How to Quantify Cannabis Use: A Scale-Based Method Using Oregano as a Substitute

Measure of Empathy, the HRQ, May be Useful as Quick Assessment of MI Training Progress

Different Types of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Different Types of Substance Use Disorders

Different Types of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Different Types of Substance Use Disorders

Different Types of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Different Types of Substance Use Disorders

Different Types of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Different Types of Substance Use Disorders

Extended-Release Naltrexone and Buprenorphine-Naloxone Equally Safe and Effective: Outcomes from CTN-0051

Extended-Release Naltrexone and Buprenorphine-Naloxone Equally Safe and Effective: Outcomes from CTN-0051

Young Adults with Stimulant Use Disorder May Benefit from the STAGE-12 Intervention

Strength in the Midst of Pain: Abuse as a Predictor of Sexual Relationship Power

Strong Acceptability of Web-Based Intervention (TES) Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

Strength in the Midst of Pain: Abuse as a Predictor of Sexual Relationship Power

Strong Acceptability of Web-Based Intervention (TES) Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

Smartphone-Based Intervention from CTN-0044 Approved by the FDA for Marketing

Smartphone-Based Intervention from CTN-0044 Approved by the FDA for Marketing

First Paper from the CTN Study on Testing and Linkage to HIV Care in China Published

Tobacco-Free Grounds Policies in Treatment Programs Reduce Smoking for Clients and Staff

Clonidine Increases Likelihood of Abstinence in Buprenorphine-Maintained Patients Facing Risky Amounts of Structured Time

Substance Use Disorders Prevalent in Adult Primary Care Patients

Substance Use Disorders Prevalent in Adult Primary Care Patients

Substance Use Disorders Prevalent in Adult Primary Care Patients

Substance Use Disorders Prevalent in Adult Primary Care Patients

Clinical Characteristics of Women with PTSD and Concurrent Cannabis & Cocaine Use Disorders

Clinical Characteristics of Women with PTSD and Concurrent Cannabis & Cocaine Use Disorders

Clinical Characteristics of Women with PTSD and Concurrent Cannabis & Cocaine Use Disorders

Prescription Opioid Registry Protocol in Integrated Health System

N-Acetylcysteine Not Effective for Treating Cannabis Use Disorder in Adults � CTN-0053 Outcomes

N-Acetylcysteine Not Effective for Treating Cannabis Use Disorder in Adults – CTN-0053 Outcomes

High mortality among patients with opioid use disorder in general healthcare systems

High Mortality Among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in General Healthcare System

Sex Risk Behaviors and Substance Use Severity Among Men in SUD Treatment

The Prescription Opioid Treatment Study: What Have We Learned?

Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Education, Alcohol Use Disorder, and Unprotected Sex

12-Step Sponsorship Associated with Positive Outcomes for Stimulant Users

12-Step Sponsorship Associated with Positive Outcomes for Stimulant Users

Chronic Pain Prevalent Among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Chronic Pain Prevalent Among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Chronic Pain Prevalent Among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Chronic Pain Elevates Risk for Opioid Use During Buprenorphine Taper

Gender differences among treatment-seeking adults with cannabis use disorder

Extended-release Naltrexone for Treatment of Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders in HIV Clinics

Extended-release Naltrexone for Treatment of Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders in HIV Clinics

Measures of Clinicians Skills Post CM-Training Predict Subsequent Client Outcomes

Is There a Role for Behavioral Interventions in Buprenorphine Treatment?

Primary Care-Based Models for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Is There a Role for Behavioral Interventions in Buprenorphine Treatment?

Coping skills mediate the effectiveness of Internet treatment for substance use disorders

Mobile Technologies in the CTN: Free Webinar Series

Lack of Recent Internet Access Does Not Impact Outcomes for Online SUD Treatment Interventions

New Item Bank for Prescription Pain Medication Developed for PROMIS

CTN Study Finds Promise for Flexible Screening Tool (TAPS Tool)

"Fireside Chat" Approach to Addressing Barriers to Treatment Participation Effective in CTNs STRIDE Study

Naltrexone + buproprion potentially effective for methamphetamine disorder

X-BOT study to compare extended-release naltrexone to buprenorphine for opioid treatment

Predictors for 12-Step Attendance and Participation for Individuals with Stimulant Use Disorders

12-Step Facilitation Outcomes Similar for Both African Americans and Caucasians

Internet-Delivered Treatment for SUD Found to be Cost-Effective

Coming Soon in the NIDA Clinical Trials Network: A Study on Using Smartwatches to Detect Cocaine Use

One Question About Condom Use May be Enough to Accurately Measure Sexual Risk for Women

Integrating Buprenorphine into formerly "drug-free" programs

Sociocultural Factors Affect Condom Use Among Black Men with Substance Use Disorders

Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Pain

Gender Differences in Internalizing Distress and Suicide Risk in Adults with Cannabis Use Disorder

Internet Delivered Treatment Found to be Cost Effective

New CTN Study: Computer-Facilitated Intervention for Adolescent Marijuana Use Prevention (CAMP)

Decision-making Processes Do Not Uniformly Predict Relapse

Contingency Management: What Patients Really Want

Buprenorphine vs. Methadone for Opioid Use Disorders: Long-term Outcomes

Personalized Computer-Based Therapy Effective for Treatment-Resistant Methadone Patients

Brief Strategic Family Therapy Effective in Reducing Alcohol Use in Parents as Well as Adolescents

Treatment for Substance Use Reduces Depression/Anxiety in Adolescents

Treatment for Substance Use Reduces Depression/Anxiety in Adolescents

Clonidine maintenance prolongs opioid abstinence

OROS-MPH helps adults with ADHD quit smoking

Technology-Assisted Care for Substance Use Disorders

Factors Increasing the Likelihood a Treatment Organziation will Use NIATx

Centers Offering More Diverse Treatment Strategies Will Be Most Competitive in New Healthcare Climage

Centers Offering More Diverse Treatment Strategies Will Be Most Competitive in New Healthcare Climage

Centers Offering More Diverse Treatment Strategies Will Be Most Competitive in New Healthcare Climate

Age, Ethnicity, and Drug Use Increase Risk of Chronic HCV Infection

Importance of Trauma-Informed Care in Substance Use Disorder Recovery for Women

Importance of Trauma-Informed Care in Substance Use Disorder Recovery for Women

Long-term Buprenorphine/Naloxone Outcomes Promising for Prescription Opioid Users

Use of Technology Helpful in Participant Tracking and Study Retention

CTN Research Brief: Web-based interventions for SUD: Effective for Stimulants, Promising for Alcohol & Marijuana, Not Helpful for Opioids

HIV Prevention Practices in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Vary Among Clinics

CTN Research Brief: HIV Prevention Practices in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Vary Among Clinics

Drink before bedtime disrupts sleep and daytime functioning

Drink before bedtime disrupts sleep and daytime functioning

Genes load the gun, environment pulls the trigger: teen drinking and beyond

Genes load the gun, environment pulls the trigger: teen drinking and beyond

Mixing drugs and alcohol prevalent among U.S. drinkers

Teens sleep difficulties linked to alcohol and drug problems

Alcohol blackouts: not a joke

Traffic stops and driving-under-the-influence arrests linked most closely to lower drinking and driving rates

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists may treat alcohol dependence

Density of alcohol outlets in rural areas depends on towns average income

Meet the Researchers Making a Difference in our Lives: Dr. Lara Ray

Alcoholism affects the brain structures most critical to recovery

Family history of AODA disorders affects youths forebrain function

Childhood adversity interferes with genetic protective effects against problem drinking in White men

Understanding drinking behaviors among women with unwanted pregnancies

Smoking interferes with neurocognitive recovery during abstinence from alcohol

Environment encourages heavy drinking among young adults in the U.S.-Mexico border region

Bogus recycling bins help identify drinking patterns among low-income seniors

Teen peers drinking behavior overrides genetic protection against later AUD

TaBitter or sweet? Taste genes influence alcohol consumption

Bitter or sweet? Taste genes influence alcohol intake

Paying more to smoke less may reduce drinking

Higher cigarette taxes and stronger smoke-free policies may reduce alcohol consumption

First drink to First Drunk

First drink to first drunk

Alcohol-programing outreach is especially important for female Black and Latina drinkers

Alcohol-programing outreach is especially important for female Black and Latina drinkers

A national study of colleges identifies gaps in efforts to enforce alcohol laws

Parents influence children's alcohol sipping

Parents influence childrens alcohol sipping

Jury is out on childhood sipping

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approval

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approval

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approval

Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with later excess weight/obesity during adolescence

Alcoholics have an abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus

Alcoholics have an abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approval

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approva

Children’s sipping/tasting alcohol less related to psychosocial issues, more related to parental modeling and approval

Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with later excess weight/obesity during adolescence

Alcoholics have an abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus

A national study of colleges identifies gaps in efforts to enforce alcohol laws

Childrens sipping behavior related to parental modeling and approval

Prenatal alcohol exposure linked to childhood obesity

Childrens sipping behavior related to parental modeling and approval

Black and Latina Drinkers at Particular Disadvantage for Accessing Health Care Services

Spiking Energy Drinks Increases Urge to Drink

Adolescent Alcohol Abuse Disrupts Transitions into Early Adulthood

Alcohol Dependence and Executive Control Deficits

Hedonistic Motives may Drive People to Mix Alcohol with Energy Drinks

Immigration at a Young Age may Increase Risk for Alcohol and Drug Problem

How Movies may Make You Drink More

Chronic Smoking can Diminish Balance

Health Effects of Energy Drinks in Combination with Alcohol

Crafty Alcohol Advertising Directed at Adolescents through Music and Branding

The More Available Alcohol Is, The More Likely People Will Drink Heavily

Blurred Lines? Sexual Aggression and Barroom Culture

Binge Drinkers Have Greater Mortality Risk

Hangovers Do Not Seem to Influence Timing of the Next Drink

Earlier Evidence of Alcohol’s Frontal-Lobe Damage

Earlier Evidence of Alcohol's Frontal-Lobe Damage

Recessionary Woes and Alcoholic Problems

Facial Flushing after Drinking Indicates Alcohol Intolerance and Hypertension

Treating Alcohol Dependence with Medication plus Therapy Leads to Longer Abstinence

Adolescence: When Drinking and Genes Collide

High School Party Drinking for Cheerfulness

Using of False ID to Buy Alcohol is Slippery Slope toward Problem Drinking

Sober Drinking Knowledge Often Fails While Intoxicated

Individuals with a Dual Diagnosis can Benefit from 12 Step Programs Too

Childhood Verbal Skills Linked to Later Drinking

Older Drinkers may Suffer Less from Hangovers

Cigarette Taxation Helps Reduce Drinking Among Vulnerable Groups

Dopamine - A Risk Marker for Alcohol Use Disorders?

Racial Differences in Types of Alcoholic Beverages Consumed

Dopamine - A Risk Marker for Alcohol Use Disorders?

Women Seek Alcohol Treatment Earlier than Men

Wasted versus Buzzed; It's More than Just Semantics

Childhood Temperament Linked to Adolescent Drinking

The Brains Response to Sweets may Indicate Risk for Alcoholism

Wasted versus Buzzed; Its More than Just Semantics

Heavy Drinking and Smoking May Lead to Early Aging of the Brain

First Drink During Puberty Can Lead to Problem Drinking Later

College Women Exceed NIAAA Drinking Guidelines More Frequently Than College Men

Beer-industry Advertising Guidelines: Industry Assesses Itself

Negative Fathering Plus Barroom Drinking are a Dangerous Mix

Aerobic Exercise can Help the Brain Damaged by Heavy Drinking

Parents can Play a Key Role in Helping Their Children Avoid Alcohol Pitfalls While Transitioning to College

Alcohol Dependence and Executive Control Deficits

Greater Risk of Suicide After Acute Alcohol Intoxication for American Indians

Heavy and Incompatible Drinking Increases Chance of Divorce

Childhood Emotional Abuse Dramatically Strong among Male Alcohol-Dependent Individuals

Alcohol and Diet Drinks can Increase Intoxication Level

Lower Drinking Ages can Impact Later Drinking Patterns

Holding your Liquor Indicate Alcohol Problems?

Updating the DSM-5 for Assessment Changes of Alcohol Problems

Effects of Binge Drinking on the Brain

Alcohol's Effects on Sleep

Alcohol's Effect on Sleep

Alcohols Effect on Sleep

Effects of Alcohol on Sleep

Binge Drinking Dramatically Amplifies Liver Damage

Binge Drinking and Brain Damage

Opioid Receptor Gene Impacts Those Who Drink for Rewarding Effects

Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to Alcohol-Related Myopathy

Youth Alcohol and Marijuana Use Compromises Brain Integrity

Alcohol Use From Adolescence to Adulthood Follows Different and Complex Pathways

Alcohol Marketers Entice Underage Youth

Early Drunkenness Riskier than Early Age at First Drink

Executive Function and Alcohol Dependence

Negative Emotionality Associated with Substance Use

Alcoholic Men Demonstrate a Deficit in Empathy and Distorted View of Irony

Environmental Factors May Add to Risk for Developing Alcohol Problems

Impulsivity in College Women Creates Risk for Alcohol Problems

Pre-drinking is a Risky Way to Begin an Evening Out

Gray Matter Recovery Occurs Only Days After Detox

Better Understanding of Alcohol and Breast Cancer is Important for Womens Overall Health

Alcohol Dependence Seems to Shorten Life More Than Smoking

A Family History of Alcoholism May Add to Damaging Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Maternal Drinking During Pregnancy Can Damage Fetal Learning

Alcohol Abuse, Not Dependence, Reflects Family Risk for Alcoholism

Abstinence plus Exercise can Reclaim Bone Loss Due to Alcoholism

Early Alcohol Use and Early Intoxication Can Mean Trouble for College Students

Exploring the Links Between Binge Drinking and Unemployment

Examining Alcohol Plus Energy Drink Consumption

Tracking the Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure through Age Nine

Use-and-Lose State Laws Reduce Hazardous Drinking and Driving Behaviors Among Teens

Alcoholism and HIV Infection Have Different Effects on Memory Processes

When Campuses and Communities Join Forces to Stop Alcohol Abuse

Functional Neurologic Abnormalities due to Prenatal Alcohol Exposure are Common

Racial Differences in Disinhibition in Adolescent Drinking Habits

Resiliency During Teen Years Can Protect Against Later Life Alcohol or Drug Use

Substance Use Reduces Educational Achievement

Researchers Find a Strong Genetic Influence for Alcohol Dependency

Smoking-Cessation Quitlines Could Identify Hazardous Drinkers and Provide Brief Interventions

Alcoholism's Short-Term Effects on Memory Function are Harmful

Peers Influence Adolescent Drinking in Unsuspected Ways

Adolescents Can Benefit from 12-Step Involvement

Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and ADHD

More Alcohol Establishments Equals More Crime

Smoking-Cessation Medication Also Makes Drinking Less Enjoyable

Childhood Trauma is Very Common Among Alcohol-Dependent Individuals

Some People May Be More Susceptible to Alcohol Related Black-outs

Alcohol-Dependent Individuals Unsuccessful at Transferring New Knowledge

Tattoos, Piercings and Drinking

Comparing Alcohol Use and Other Disorders between the US and South Korea

Damage Caused by Alcohol Exposure at Specific Times during Pregnancy

Strict Parental Rules About Drinking Can Curb Adolescent Impulses to Drink

Density of Neighbourhood Bars Linked to Violence-Related ER Visits

Some Regions of the Brain are Less Active in People Who Drink More

Fetal Alcohol Exposure is Underestimated or Misreported in Italy

Adolescent Drinking: A Risk Factor for Criminal Activity

Text Messaging Can Both Assess Drinking and Deliver Brief Interventions

Family History of Alcoholism Affects Brain Response

Hospitalized Patients Respond to Nurse-Delivered Brief Interventions

Cannabinoid Receptor is Linked to Dependence on Alcohol and Other Substances

Finger Tapping Used to Study Brain Function in Parts of the Brain Damaged by Chronic Drinking

Alcoholism is Linked to Higher Rates of General and Cancer-Related Deaths

Higher Minimum Legal Drinking Ages Linked to Lower Rates of Suicides and Homicides

Alcohol Consumption Greatly Increases Serious Risk of Injury

Comparative Study of European Countries on Relationship between Drinking and Harm

Genetically Influenced Low Responses to Alcohol can Equal Risk for Alcoholism

Impulsive and Aggressive College Students Who Drink Heavily are High Risk for Alcohol Problems

Alcohol Metabolism and Breast Cancer-Related DNA Damage

Different Drinking Cultures Effect Development of Alcohol Disorders

Abstinence Can Aid in Significant Gait and Balance Recovery

Chronic Drinking Can Cause Widespread Damage to the Brain

Genetic Determinants Affect the Development of Alcohol Dependence Differently by Gender

Heavy Drinkers Have Poor Dietary Habits

Alcohol Interferes with the Restorative Functions of Sleep

Stress and Alcohol Feed Each Other

Adolescent Binge Drinking Can Damage Memory

Alcohol has Different Effects on Left and Right Ventricles of the Heart

Peers, Coping and Low Response to Alcohol All Contribute to Adolescent Drinking

Understanding Alcohols Damaging Effects on the Brain

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Predicts Reliable Diagnosis of Alcohol Dependence

Using Motivation to Change to Tailor Alcohol Dependence Treatment

Family History of Alcoholism Can Lead to Greater Sensitivity to Alcohol in Children

Deep Gray Matter is Possible Key in Explaining FASD

Binge Drinkers are Less Able to Learn New Verbal Information

Researchers Link Alcohol Dependence Impulsivity to Brain Anomalies

Mixing Energy Drinks and Alcohol is Riskier

Study Confirms that Children of Alcoholic Parents More Likely to have an Alcohol Use Disorder Also

Healthcare-Associated Infections are Exacerbated by Alcohol Use Disorder

Brain Reward System Linked to Relapse

FASD and ADHD Children have Similar Difficulties but in Different Ways

Drinking at an Early Age can Effect Later Life Drinking Patterns

Naltrexone Works Better for Some Populations More than Others

More Liquor Stores; More Risk for African Americans Who Drink

Drinking Habits Influenced by Genetic Variations

Problem Drinking During Adolescence is Never a Phase

Sleep Problems Worse for Women Who Drink

Hypermasculinity Plays Role in Aggression in Bars

Adolescent Drinking to Cope Linked with Genetic Variation

Kudzu Treatment not Effective as Remedy for Alcoholism

Effects of Alcoholism on Marriage Survival

Similarities and Differences between Children with Fetal Alcohol Exposure and ADHD

The Effects of Spirituality in Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol Consumption may Increase Amphetamine Abuse

The Effects of Alcoholics Anonymous on Women Returning from Prison

Energy Drinks May Lead to Alcohol Dependence

Impulsive Behaviour Increase in Males After Heavy Drinking

Adolescents at Risk for Alcohol Abuse Show Decreased Brain Activation

Eyeblink Conditioning May Help in Assessing Children with FAS

Alcohol Increases Reaction Time and Errors During Decision Making

Heavy Drinking Suggests Serious Detrimental Effects on Teens Developing Minds

Understanding Effects of Prenatal Binge Drinking can Help Children Diagnosed with FASD

CYP2E1 Gene Could Predict Risk of Alcoholism

Chronic Drinking Can Destroy Neurons

Brain Deficits for Decision-Making Related to DUI

Sensitivity to Alcohol Odors Associated with Alcohol Dependence

Excessive Drinking Associated with Obesity via Brain Health

Moderate Drinking - Health Benefits or Not

Alcohol Dependent Patients Unaware of Memory Problems

Chronic Drinking Can Disrupt Daily Biological Rhythms

Alcoholic Liver Disease is Worse than Other Chronic Liver Diseases

No Gender Gap in Response to Naltrexone

Drinking Trends Increase for Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics

Maternal Age Matters in Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Gender Influence on Children of Alcohol Dependent Parents and Psychiatric Illness

Exercise May Reduce Alcohol Consumption

Identifying Children Affected by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Adolescence that Value Religious Concepts may have Less Alcohol Related Problems

Impulsive Drinking Declines in Young People

Binge Drinkers More Prone to Poor Health

Burden of Alcohol Consumption on Society

Drunk Driving Among College Students

Hospital Interventions More Effective for Inpatients with Unhealthy Drinking Habits

Genetic Differences in African Americans Reduce Risk of Alcohol Dependence

Effects of Alcohol and Tobacco on the Brain

Delaying License Reinstatement Equals High-Risk

FASD Linked to Epilepsy

FASD Linked to Epilepsy

Simple Measures to Gauge Risk for Alcohol Dependence

Oral Naltrexone Can Reduce Healthcare Costs

Childhood Sleep Problems Linked to Alcohol/Drug Problems

Childhood Sleep Problems Linked to Alcohol/Drug Problems

Pursuing the Ever-Elusive Alcoholism Gene

The Hollow Leg May be Genetic

Another Clue to Alcoholism Risk

Adding Oxygen May Reduce Alcohol Side Effects

Drinking During Pregnancy can Impair a Child’s Brain Development

Heaving Drinking Among the Elderly can Affect Memory and Cognition

More Friends and More Money can Lead to High Risk Drinking.

FASD vs. ADHD - Subtle But Important Differences

Moms PG Drinking May Blunt Babys Pain Regulation

Heavy Drinking Among the Elderly can Affect Memory and Cognition

Darker Color Drinks Worse the Next Day

Genetic Risk Factors for both Marijuana and Alcohol Misuse Similar

Off-Premise Alcohol Outlets Linked Drinking-related Injuries in Young Adults

Sobriety Improves Stability

Study Examines the Effectiveness of Integrated Treatment

Link between Brain Structure and Mathematical Ability may Lead to Better Treatment for Children with FASD

Training Helps Children Make and Keep Friends

Brief Motivational Interviewing Has Enduring Effects on Hardcore Drunk Drivers

Certain Teens may have a Better Buzz Gene

Alcohol Found to Stimulate Cancer Cells

Huichols People of Mexico Lack Alcohol Protecting Genes

Number of Drinking Establishments Linked to Suicide Rates in Rural Communities

Specific Gene Complex May Contribute to Alcohol Dependence

Age at First Drink May Impact Risk for Alcohol Dependence

A Fresh Look at the Effect of Gene/Environment Interaction on Alcoholism

Binge Drinkers have Trouble Paying Attention

Excessive Drinking can take its Toll on Emotional Expression

Plant Extract Found to be an Effective Treatment for Alcoholism

Cheap Drinks Attract College Students

Life Experience Influences Genetics of Teen Drinking

FASD vs. ADHD: Which is Least Worse?

A Closer Look at Trauma under the Influence

HIV plus ETOH = Unique Neurological Damage

A Person’s High or Low Response to Alcohol Says Much about Their Risk for Alcoholism

A Persons High or Low Response to Alcohol Says Much about Their Risk for Alcoholism

Extreme College Drinking and a Sensation-Seeking Disposition Lead to Injury

Intoxication May Not Always be Visible

A Red-Wine Polyphenol Called Resveratrol Demonstrates Significant Health Benefits

Smart, Sophisticated and Successful - Yet Unwise about Drinking

Booze and Blues

Web-based Interventions: Private, Personalized, and Proven

Smoking Clouds Recovery by Slowing Brain Blood Flow

Some Underage Drinking Laws Reduce Drinking-and-Driving Fatal Crashes Better than Others

Genes Influence Impulsive Behavior, Preceding the Development of Alcoholism

Adolescent Binge Drinking may Compromise the Brain's White Matter, Necessary for Information Relay

Genetics Can Mediate Vulnerability to Alcohol's Effects During Pregnancy

Low to Moderate, Not Heavy, Drinking Releases Feel-Good Endorphins in the Brain

Naltrexone Can Help Heavy Social Drinkers Quit Smoking

The Brain Maintains Language Skills in Spite of Alcohol Damage by Drawing from other Regions

Light-to-Moderate Drinking and Socialization are Jointly Good for Cardiovascular Health

Both Cultural Factors and Genes Influence Drinking

A Need for Novelty may Indicate Future Alcohol Problems

Self-Evaluation May be Key to Readiness for Treatment

Off-Premise Alcohol Outlets Can Be More Dangerous Than Convenient

Genetics may Predict Risk for Relapse among Alcohol-dependent Patients

Chronic Drinking Causes more Liver Injury than Acute or Binge Drinking

Combined Measures of Maternal Drinking can Predict Resulting Problems in Children

Zinc Supplements during Pregnancy may Counteract Damage from Early Alcohol Exposure

Alcohol and a polymorphism of the monoamine oxidase A gene predict impulsive violence

The Language of Intoxication: The Term “Drunk” Doesn’t Really Cut it Any More

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Damages White Matter, the Brain�s Connective Network

Drinkers with the Alcohol Dehydrogenase 1C*1 Gene are at Greater Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Drinkers with the Alcohol Dehydrogenase 1C*1 Gene are at Greater Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Damages White Matter, the Brain’s Connective Network

The Language of Intoxication: The Term Drunk Doesn’t Really Cut It Any More

Alcohol and a Polymorphism of the Monoamine Oxidase A Gene Predict Impulsive Violence

Hazardous Drinking among New Zealand University Students has its Roots in High School

Exploring the Health and Protective Benefits of Light to Moderate Alcohol Consumption

Specific DNA Variations of the Serotonin Transporter Gene can Influence Drinking Intensity

Extended-Release Naltrexone, Treatment for Alcohol Dependence, Improves Quality-of-Life Measures

U.S. Hispanics Prefer Beer

Greater Alcohol Outlet Density is Linked to Male-to-Female Partner Violence

Substance-Abuse and Other Psychiatric Disorders are Common among French Prisoners

Hazardous Alternatives to Alcohol Beverages are Still Widely Available in Russia

Peptide Ghrelin may be Involved in Both Alcohol Dependence and Overeating

Drinking alcohol before 15 years of age is risky for later alcohol problems

The Neuropeptide Y System is Linked to a More Severe Form of Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol Dependence among Women is Linked to Delayed Childbearing

More Off-Premise Alcohol Outlets can Lead to More Injuries among Neighborhood Children

Women Who Binge Drink at Greater Risk of Unsafe Sex and Sexually Transmitted Disease

Professional Sports Stadiums Sell Alcohol to Pseudo-Underage and Intoxicated Buyers

Coffee and Cigarette Consumption are High among AA Attendees

The Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Environmental Enrichment on Neurotrophins are Independent of Each Other

Water-Diffusion Technology Identifies Brain Regions Damaged by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Loud Music Can Make You Drink More, In Less Time, In A Bar

Alcohol Abuse can Damage the Brain by Decreasing Insulin and Insulin-like Growth Factor Receptors

“Hazardous Drinking” may be a New “Check Stop” on the Way to Alcohol Dependence

Ordered Drinks can be Larger and have Greater Alcohol Content than You May Think

Taking Your Prescribed Meds is Still the Best Path to Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous Benefit Adolescents Who Attend

University Students with a Dense Family History of Alcoholism are most at Risk of Alcohol-use Disorders

Drinking at an Early Age can Lead to Later Alcohol Dependence


July

Behavioral Treatment for SUD Also Reduces Sexual Risk Behaviors

Genetic Variants May Predict Dropout Rates from Methadone Treatment

Genetic Variants May Predict Dropout Rates from Methadone Treatment


June

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment

Brief Measure Reliable/Valide in Assessing Suicidality in People with Stimulant Use Disorder

Brief Measure Reliable/Valid in Assessing Suicidality in People with Stimulant Use Disorder

Sex Differences in Opioid Use and Medical Issues During Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment


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