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Health

Pharmacological Treatment of Alcohol Dependence

Advances in the neurobiology of alcohol dependence have enabled the introduction of new drugs in the treatment of alcoholism. The pharmacological treatment of alcoholism is reviewed. Drugs that decrease the desire to drink have become a first-line alternative. The review of the studies carried out with acamprosate or with naltrexone […]

Nutrition

4 Effects Of Alcohol On Your Brain

Alcohol is one of the substances almost everyone consumes, but few people actually know how it alters one’s mind. For some, alcohol is just something that makes it easier to have fun and enjoy yourself, but for others, it’s an addiction. Either way, before you pick up another glass of […]

Dual diagnosis: Alcoholism and depression
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Dual Diagnosis: Alcoholism and Depression

According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 16.6 million adults above the age of 18 and 697,000 adolescents met criteria for diagnosis with an alcohol use disorder in 2013. Alcoholism can cause many serious physical health problems, and it may also cause depression and other mental […]

Law

How Alcohol Affects Driving-Legal Proceedings

Drinking and safe driving cannot go hand in hand. While driving, human brain needs to concentrate on many a thing-techniques, statistics, traffic rules, and so on. But when you consume alcohol, it affects your nervous system, thus preventing you to think properly. The result? As expected-devastating. Every year, drunk driving […]