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Alcohol Abuse

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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.

The abuse of alcohol by patients with schizophrenia is a remarkably common phenomenon. Here: findings from a 6-month randomized trial of long-acting injectable versus oral risperidone in patients with schizophrenia and comorbid alcohol use disorder.

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A reminder that success in life requires paying attention to the basics, starting with showing up and hanging in there.

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Mobile health interventions are helpful to patients receiving medications that reduce cravings, but what about adherence-focused monitoring?

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.

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