As disruptions to daily life worsen during the pandemic, more adults report using alcohol and marijuana to cope with stress.
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Veterans "who screened positive for a mental health problem were significantly less likely to use a health care program of any kind," researchers say.
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Alcoholics Anonymous is almost always more effective than therapy, a new review shows. AA participation lowered health care costs, too.
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New research on depression and alcohol use suggests that impulsivity and low distress tolerance play a role in comorbidities.
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A marketing campaign designed to educate college students about the social norms around drinking on campus cut dangerous behaviors and high-risk drinking.
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"Our data suggest that alcohol and Alzheimer's disease-prone genes may put humans at greater risk of Alzheimer's onset and progression."
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Observing mothers with substance use disorders and their children suggests some of the triggers for harsh parenting.
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