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Substance Use Disorder

What are some of the most commonly abused drugs among college students?

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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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An overview of the interface between HIV/AIDS infection and mental illness.

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A pain management specialist reviews the strengths and points out the weaknesses in the proposed recommendations.

Although college students are in many ways similar to any patient in their age group, their environment and stressors differ in significant ways. The authors identify issues to consider in assessing and managing suicidality in this population.

News and research highlights on ADHD, conduct disorder, substance use disorder, and behavioral addictions, including compulsive social networking.

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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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