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Washington [US], November 10 (ANI): 'Diseases of despair', such as substance abuse, alcohol dependency, and suicidal thoughts and behaviours, have soared in the US over the past decade, reveals an analysis of health insurance claims data published in the online journal BMJ Open.
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Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): College students with physical and cognitive disabilities use illicit drugs more, and have a higher prevalence of drug use disorder than their non-disabled peers, according to a Rutgers study.
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Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): High avoidance, low conscientiousness, and parent's substance abuse history found amongst adolescents could be used to predict the first occurrence of nonsuicidal self-harm, over a three year period.
Washington [US], September 9 (ANI): A new study reports on three key factors -- low conscientiousness, high avoidance, and parent's substance abuse history -- found amongst adolescents that could be used to predict the first occurrence of nonsuicidal self-harm, over a three year period.
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Washington D.C. [USA], August 21 (ANI): More than 14 million American adults suffer from some form of alcohol use disorder (AUD), a chronic inability to stop or control alcohol use despite the negative consequences, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a part
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday released an e-book on treatment guidelines to tackle substance use disorders and behavioural addictions. The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released the e-book titled "Standard Treatment Guidelines f
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New York [USA], June 2 (ANI): Middle-aged and older adults, who identify as homosexual or bisexual, have higher rates of using certain substances in the past year than those who identify as heterosexual, suggests a new study.
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Washington D.C. [USA], May 5 (ANI): The fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, with daily mounting deaths, social isolation and widespread psychological trauma caused due to fear of economic fallout, is pushing America into a historic wave of mental health problems including depression, substa
Washington D.C.[USA], May 5 (ANI): Contrary to what has been reported, American model Scott Disick's recent rehab stint had nothing to do with substance abuse.
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Washington D.C. [USA], April 21 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers found that youths expressed pride, confidence, or boastfulness online about their drug-related behaviours, often indicating a craving or desire for drugs or the effects of drug use.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 24 (ANI): In a move to combat substance abuse among youths, the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of Mumbai Police on Sunday arrested one person and busted the sale of 'purple ecstasy' tablets outside college campuses and malls in the city.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 30 (ANI): While a lot has been talked about the adverse effects of substance use, very little is known about how drug consumption pattern of people can influence the well-being and drug abuse patterns of their children.