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Jak opioidy przeprogramowują mózg

Właściwości chemiczne narkotyków, wraz ze zmianami chemicznymi, które zachodzą w mózgu i ciele pod wpływem, prowadzą do uzależnienia fizycznego i psychicznego. Pragnienia, które prowadzą użytkownika do spożywania większej ilości tych substancji, prowadzą do długotrwałego zażywania, podczas gdy ciągłe narażenie na opioidy sprawia, że uzależnienie jest ...

Examining the Cycle of Opioid Treatment

For those without firsthand understanding of opioid use disorder, the evolution of the situation seems to take a predictable pattern. Opioid use, either medicinal or recreational, becomes a dependency issue, which usurps a portion of the individual’s life and his or her family’s life. Then comes an intervention; next comes detoxification and rehabilitation; and then…

Facts and Figures on Substance Use Disorder, Globally, Nationally and Locally

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association offers substance use and mental health data by state, region or metropolitan area as well as other reports. National Institute on Drug Abuse Learn about the science of drug use and addiction and national trends and statistics. World Health…

Is Addiction a Chronic Brain Disease?

Addiction as a chronic brain disease continues to be debated, but a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine asserts that neuroscience supports addiction as a chronic brain disease. Not everyone views addiction as a chronic brain disease. Marc Lewis, Ph.D., neuroscientist and former addict, declares in his book, “The Biology of Desire:…

Najlepsze praktyki w leczeniu zaburzeń związanych z zażywaniem substancji kontrolowanych

At Beacon, recovery from substance use is not only possible—it’s expected. With more than 30 years of experience in managed care, we understand the unique challenges of addiction, and provide the right tools and resources to identify and treat substance use disorders and help individuals achieve and sustain long-term recovery. Beacon’s proven model of substance use…