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A Brief Review of Gambling Disorder

The loss of control over may be the central component of gambling disorders, but there is so much more to consider. ©djmilic/shutterstock.com

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The State of Addiction Psychiatry

The articles in this Special Report provide a broad, cross-cutting perspective on the current state of addiction psychiatry, insofar as it may pertain to your own clinical practice.

In clinical terms, one of the most distinguishing diagnostic features of addictive disorders is that those affected continually and repeatedly revert to their addictive behaviors, despite the devastating negative and adverse consequences.

This brief communication highlights clinically applicable information and take-home points presented at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting.

This brief communication highlights the importance of genetic predictors and moderators of treatment research in the field of substance use.

Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.

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Severe alcohol dependence and frequent relapses in this patient prompts his son to produce a durable power of attorney for health care. He demands that the physicians declare his father to lack decision-making capacity. More in this ethics case report.

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