Psychosis and Addiction

Girl fighting Psychosis and Addiction Psychosis is an unsettling and often frightening experience. Defined as a disruption of thoughts and perceptions, which make it challenging to recognize what is real and what is not, these experiences often include seeing, hearing, and believing things that are not real. [1] Despite common perceptions, psychosis is not an illness, but instead, symptoms that [...]
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Dating & Drinking Can Complicate Early Relationships

Couple hugging. Dating is one of the most exciting aspects of early adulthood. Meeting new friends, the warm rush of mutual attraction, and the potential for finding a lifelong partner, all make dating a thrilling prospect. Yet, it is not without its pitfalls; heartbreak, heartache, and the complexities of sexually charged encounters also make it a challenging [...]
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Ketamine in Addiction Medicine: Not Just For Treatment-Resistant Depression Anymore?

Man thinking of stopping opioid use Can Cocaine, Alcohol, Other Addictions Be Treated with Ketamine? Intranasal esketamine was approved in March 2019 by the FDA for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults. The FDA-approved ketamine-like drug is called esketamine. It is one version of the ketamine molecule. Eskeamine works like intravenous ketamine but with fewer side effects. Its chemical [...]
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