What you don’t know about how drugs are tested and marketed could hurt you, says author Ben Goldacre in his book Bad Pharma
Parents who talk to their kids about their own, past drug may not be helping their kids to avoid drugs.
And the risk is especially great for women, according to new research.
Obsessive internet users can undergo ‘comedowns’ similar to those experienced by people using ecstasy, researchers say.
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 …
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.
Will destroying parts of the brain’s pleasure center help addicts to recover?
The best-selling author and neurologist discusses hearing voices and seeing gnomes in his new book Hallucinations
Suspended for decades after controversial results, research on the hallucinogen psilocybin is showing early promise in a new series of small studies
Last month, Dr. David Nutt, the UK’s former scientific advisor to the government on drugs, gave 25 British volunteers ecstasy (MDMA) on live TV.
Psychiatry — and medicine in general — has a dangerously close relationship with the pharmaceutical industry
There’s no shortage of media coverage of drunken excess on college campuses. Just this week, the New York Times filled us in on how social media facilitates students’ expedient drinking and hooking up — so much so that …