Young Adults Dealing with Psychosis and Addiction

Man in addiction treatment Those experiencing the transition into young adulthood are uniquely vulnerable to both psychosis and addiction. This information is important for anyone that works with this population to know, as early interventions yield the best results for overcoming the challenges of addiction and psychotic disorders. Thankfully, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has provided [...]
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Improving Addiction Treatments by Rediscovering HYPERKATIFEIA

Teenage girl struggling with addiction Drug Use Changes The Brain Pleasure Systems Drug addiction is defined by self-administration, compulsive drug-seeking, drug-rationing, and loss of control [1]. Chronic use itself may be followed by anhedonia, the emergence of a profoundly painful and negative emotional state [2]. I started my career as a pleasure researcher and studied drugs of abuse as a [...]
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