Distributing naloxone and training people to use it can cut the death rates from overdose nearly in half, according to a new study.
A program that takes personality into account may help to identify and reduce teen-drinking rates.
Terrifying teens by making them lie in coffins, forcing them to spend a night on a frigid street or a bare prison cell— these harsh measures are used in reality shows in an attempt to put delinquents back on the straight and …
Are you an alcoholic— or just a problem drinker? It may not matter, according to the latest version of the DSM, psychiatry’s diagnostic manual.
A new study challenges previous work that found a link between marijuana use and lower IQ, but the authors of the original paper stand by their findings.
A gene linked to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and addiction might also help you live to be 100.
Study shows naloxone effective for treating overdose
It’s time to set goals for 2013, and a psychologist has some hints for helping you make those changes last
Will destroying parts of the brain’s pleasure center help addicts to recover?
Suspended for decades after controversial results, research on the hallucinogen psilocybin is showing early promise in a new series of small studies
He doesn’t claim to have the answer for why fools fall in love, but psychiatrist Larry Young hopes studying prairie voles will help.
Recovery from opioid addiction may no longer mean complete abstinence from drugs