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Not all 'drug-related deaths' are 'drug-related'
...related deaths' (DRDs) include mortalities of drug abusers
and non-drug abusers. So these figures may not be ... in 2004. They found their sample included drug abusers
and non-drug abusers. The latter tended to be older, had no recent contact with drug-related agencie...
NIDA announces recommendations to treat drug abusers, save money and reduce crime
...proven components for successful treatment of drug abusers
who have entered the criminal justice system, lead... and that continuity of care is essential for drug abusers
re-entering the community after a period of incarceration. "Detox alone in jail or prison is not ...
Steroid abuse harms gingival tissues
...e periodontal infection. "It was found that AAS abusers
had statistically significant levels of gingival enlargement compared to non-users, requiring a gingivectomy for many cases," explains Onur Ozcelik, DDS, PhD, Faculty of Dentistry, Cukurova University, Department of Periodontology, Adana, Turkey. "A...
Male sexual abuse survivors struggle in relations with health care providers -- study
... myth that all survivors are predisposed to become abusers
themselves. "The research is clear that only a small percentage of survivors go on to be abusers," Lasiuk said. "This erroneous belief causes tremendous hardship for male survivors, who often have nowhere to turn to for care and support." Lasiuk an...
Firearms present 'triple threat' to battered women
... the denial of gun purchases to intimate partner abusers
in the prevention of death and injury of victims of intimate partner violence analysis of gun removal laws in the 50 states, and specifically California, Maryland & Massachusetts...
Evidence links cocaine abuse and Parkinson's disease
...se there are currently more than 2 million cocaine abusers
in the US today, the researchers said. Many individuals who abused the drug during the height of the cocaine abuse epidemic of the 1970s and 1980s are now entering their older years, when symptoms of PD are likely to emerge. A report on this work ap...
New study finds anabolic steroids may be addictive
... experienced by a cocaine or heroine user, steroid abusers
experience a chronic, long-term sense of well-being. "In other words," Wood explained, "steroid users feel better on the drugs than they do off of them." "The findings demonstrate that anabolic steroids do have the potential to be addictive," W...
Treating individuals with substance-abuse disorders who have attempted suicide
...ide attempters. Suicidal behavior among substance abusers
is strongly influenced by psychiatric symptoms, pa...other select patient populations such as substance abusers
who also have a major psychiatric illness, may benefit more from inpatient care." Ilgen hopes that...
Young drug abusers suffer brain damage similar to early Alzheimer's, says new research
Young drug abusers
are up to three times more likely to suffer brain ...o had not used drugs. This revealed that the drug abusers
sustained a level of brain damage normally only seen in much older people and similar to the early s...
Boys, too, suffer long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse
... abuse 94 percent of the time. However, among men, abusers
were divided more evenly between both genders with females accounting for up to 40 percent of the abuse. Child sexual abuse had similar effects on males regardless of whether the perpetrator was a man or woman. "Thus, the vulnerability of boys to pe...