Substance-Related & Addictive Disorders Articles

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  • Caffeine Withdrawal
    Caffeine withdrawal syndrome may develop after the abrupt cessation of (or substantial reduction in) prolonged daily caffeine ingestion. Headache is the hallmark symptom of caffeine withdrawal. However, other symptoms of caffeine withdrawal can occur, such as ...
  • Cannabis (Marijuana) Withdrawal
    Cannabis withdrawal involves experiencing at least 2 psychological and 1 physical symptom (i.e., at least 3 symptoms total) after stopping cannabis use that has been heavy and prolonged (e.g., daily or almost daily use for ...
  • Revised Alcohol and Other Substanc Use Disorders
    A substance use disorder describes a problematic pattern of using alcohol or another substance that results in impairment in daily life or noticeable distress. A person with this disorder will often continue to use the ...
  • Pathological Gambling Symptoms
    Gambling addiction, also known as compulsive gambling, may be a type of impulse-control disorder. Compulsive gamblers keep gambling whether they're up or down, broke or flush, happy or depressed. Even when they know the odds ...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
    Medical Treatment Basic Principles Treatment Of Alcohol Withdrawal Disulfiram Antidepressant Drugs Hospitalization Antipsychotic Drugs Psychosocial Treatment Basic Principles Psychotherapy Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) Residential Centers And Halfway Houses Behavior Therapy Medical Treatment Basic ...
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    TREATMENT Cocaine Abuse and Dependence Cannabis Abuse and Dependence Cocaine Abuse and Dependence Medical Treatment Basic Principles Antianxiety Drugs Antidepressant Drugs Lithium Other Drugs Hospitalization Psychosocial Treatment Basic Principles Psychotherapy...
  • Alcohol & Substance Dependence Symptoms
    Also Known as Alcoholism or Addiction Dependence upon alcohol or a specific substance (such as cocaine, nicotine, marijuana, etc.) is characterized by a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or ...
  • Alcohol & Substance Abuse Symptoms
    Abuse of alcohol or a substance (such as cocaine, nicotine, marijuana, etc.) is generally characterized by a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use leading to significant impairment or distress, as manifested by 1 or ...
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