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This article reviews current literature on insomnia and alcohol use disorders and highlights assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in patients with comorbid alcohol abuse.

A clinical collection on addiction treatment, ADHD and SUDs, important drug indications, vaping, cannabis use, benzodiazepines, the perils of self-medicating and other topics relevant to practicing psychiatrists.

Vivek Murthy, MD presented for the first time a report by a Surgeon General focused solely on addiction and its consequences.

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Does this patient have decision making capacity to refuse a blood transfusion that will likely save his life? You are the ethics consultant, and the decision is yours.

Ethics case quiz: A patient's inconsistent decisions regarding treatment are cause for concern. What to do?

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Many college students who engage in binge drinking, experiment with illicit drugs, and/or misuse pharmaceuticals will go through this rite of passage relatively unscathed. However, others will not.

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Psychiatrists can provide significant support and insight to patients who are now coming to campus with a wide array of mental health challenges.

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