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  • Adolescents have deficits in frontal brain activation

      Adolescents at risk of developing a substance-use disorder have deficits in frontal brain activation < Brain synapse x 10,000 Children and adolescents at high risk for developing a substance-use disorder (SUD) tend to show deficits in executive cognitive function (ECF). A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to assess eye movements in adolescents …∞

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    Bipolar Disorder is Highly Comorbid with Substance Use

    Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Recovery From Episodes of Depression in Bipolar Disorder Patients Prospective Data From the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD), Bipolar disorder is highly comorbid with substance use disorders, and this comorbidity may be associated with a more severe course of illness, but the impact of comorbid substance …∞

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    Medical students’ knowledge about alcohol and drug problems

    Medical students’ knowledge about alcohol and drug problems: results of the medical council of Canada examination. PURPOSE: To determine knowledge of a national sample of medical students about substance withdrawal, screening and early intervention, medical and psychiatric complications of addiction, and treatment options. METHODS: Based on learning objectives developed by medical faculty, twenty-two questions on …∞

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    Bulimia Similar to Addiction

    Bulimia Nervosa and Substance Use Disorder Similarities and Differences Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare bulimia nervosa (BN) and substance use disorders (SUD) in cognitive-motivational terms. The cognitive orientation theory was used as a framework for testing the hypothesis that the commonality between BN and SUD consists of a similar motivational disposition …∞

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