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The abuse of this dangerous designer drug that can be purchased online is rapidly on the rise in the US.

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What do we know about the health and drug consumption habits of the Nazi leader of the German people from 1933 to 1945?

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Here are a few things that make me glad I'm a psychiatrist.

Do you know the 7 criteria that can help identify those at risk for unhealthy online gaming?

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Clinical traditions are important, but they can become ossified as the “right way to treat addiction.” So, we need to turn a sharp, skeptical eye on treatment models.

Editors' choices of noteworthy psychiatry stories from around the Web: genetics of schizophrenia, Alzheimer disease, the perils of mixing prescription and over-the-counter medications, new guidelines for treating pain with opioids, and other topics.

The involvement of a psychiatrist early in the care of patients addicted to opioids may prevent further abuse. Here's why.

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