Genetics of Heavy Drinking and Alcoholism

May 2, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Many so-called “heavy drinkers” do in fact meet criteria for an AUD, but quite a few do not.

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Treatment and Coercion

April 25, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Those of us who work in treatment quickly sense a problem: people with addictions aren’t likely to respond to this approach.

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Edible Alert

April 15, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…despite the rapid growth in new cases, the number still doesn’t equal alcohol.

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The New Herbalists

April 8, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Unbeknownst to the patient, the CBD products they also use could affect how well those prescribed medicines work, or interact with them in unhelpful ways.

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Buyer Beware

April 4, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…in many instance, it’ll be an unfair fight between enormously well-funded, politically savvy industry lobbies and a few determined nonprofits that advocate for public health.

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High Strength Cannabis

April 1, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s likely that certain individuals are vulnerable to psychosis, and experts may point to a family history of mental illness.

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LSD Science Update

March 18, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The relative importance of set and setting suggests that the environment in an LSD experience should be carefully controlled.

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The Pot Wars Continue

March 11, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I think the problem is I have read the research, and it didn’t confirm the claims made on its behalf.

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Ketamine Comeback

March 7, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…for a casual reader, anecdotes such as hers are like commercials for drug use.

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LSD in the UK

March 4, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I recall several cases admitted to the inpatient psych ward at one hospital where I worked in Boston, usually with severe psychotic symptoms.

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