Researchers Examine Parallels Between Food and Drug Addiction

Researchers examine parallels between food and drug addiction

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Nora Volkow, et al., “The Addictive Dimensionality of Obesity,” Biological Psychiatry, February 2013. Co-authored by National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow, the article proposes that drug and food addiction “share neurobiological …
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Emphasise drug use prevention, not punishment, AD says

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“Personal use of drugs should be decriminalised. The victims of drug addiction and dependency are to be considered as persons in need of help and not as criminals. At the same time, decriminalisation also ensures that recreational drug users, including …
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Prescription drug abuse destroys lives with death and crime

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Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland gauges the area's prescription drug abuse problem by how often he has to ask a family to identify the body of someone who overdosed. As deputy coroner in 2003, Mr. Rowland recalls meeting families about once …
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Mobile unit helps suffering drug addicts

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Addicts who are dependent on opioids like heroin or prescription pain medications, can suffer severe pain and intense neurological disorders if they are unable to access the drugs. Recovering addicts, whose treatment regime typically requires therapy …
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