The landmark rat park study showed that being engaged in social environments made it less likely for rats to foster addictive behaviors. So could these results translate and be successful among humans?
At the end of 1989, David Foster Wallace was admitted to McLean Hospital, the psychiatric hospital associated with Harvard University, for substance addiction. He was twenty-seven years old and increasingly … Read More
Methamphetamine is one of the nastiest drug addictions to overcome, in part because memories of the high are so powerful. But what if scientists could erase those drug-infused recollections? Researchers … Read More
Addiction can be devastating. Recent scientific advances have shaped our understanding of this common and complex problem. The good news is that there are a number of effective treatments for … Read More
There’s a brilliant piece in The Atlantic called The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous by @GabrielleGlaser. It’s really a must read. Health reform is expanding coverage for substance abuse treatment. But as the writer … Read More
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