Addiction

Psychology news related to addiction and treatment options.

Behavioral Therapy And Memory Boosting Drug Helps Avoid Cocaine Relapse

Behavioral Therapy And Memory Boosting Drug Helps Avoid Cocaine Relapse

A new study shows that extinction therapy couple with D-cycloserine could help cocaine addicts to avoid relapse.

Admission Rates For Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment Drops

Admission Rates For Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment Drops

A new study shows that admission to treatment programs for methamphetamine addiction have dropped in the US and Mexico. This is attributed to the Mexican government’s efforts to control the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Quitting Menthol Cigarettes Is Harder Than Quitting Traditional Flavored Cigarettes

New research from the Tobacco Dependence Clinic at the Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Public Health has gone to show why quitting smoking this resolution season might be harder for some smokers than others.

Addicition and Cortical Abnormalities

Changes in cortical thickness correlate with a primary feature of addiction, could reflect both predisposition and effects of drug exposure.

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