Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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About Those Blackouts…

October 25, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Of course, the drinker isn’t aware of having entered a blackout. Far as they’re concerned, things are proceeding as normal.

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Addicted to Pot

October 22, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Here’s something else familiar: That preoccupation with obtaining and protecting the supply.

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Social Drinking? Problem Drinking?

October 11, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Her definition of social drinking was any alcohol consumed in the company of other human beings.

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In the News: Flying High in Silicon Valley

September 24, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Naturally, high-energy entrepreneurs are attracted to stimulants. At least until they begin to experience the toxicity associated with too much of a good thing.

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Is Relapse a Crime?

June 28, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

But if a community treats a correctional institution as a kind of locked flophouse, what else we can expect?

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In the News: Update on Prince

April 30, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The real solution would have been for Prince to have received treatment for his drug problem, which by this time was a far bigger issue than his somatic pain.

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Functioning on Heroin?

April 16, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

They qualify for the diagnosis, but have not yet experienced the sort of problems that are usually required to motivate a serious attempt to abandon drug use.

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Perception or Deception?

January 12, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

The addicted brain is unable to accurately evaluate the situation.

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The View Depends on Where You Stand

December 26, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

This isn’t a problem a physician can deal with comfortably in the context of a 12-15 minute office visit.

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