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Volume 5  Issue 1

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Addiction and Therapy

Balaraman Senthil Kumar1* Ph.D

Addiction is a psychological need to do, take or use something, to the point where it become harmful to the person. This journal articles describes the types, causes and signs of addiction, and where to get help or solutions, reasons why addictions begin. In the case of drugs, alcohol and nicotine, these substances create feelings that are enjoyable and increases a powerful urge to use the substances again.

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Review Article

Survey of Treatment Preferences for Opioid Use Disorder

Ravi Nahata, M.D.1,2*, Michael J. Mancino, M.D.2, Jeff Thostenson, M.S.3, Alison H. Oliveto, Ph.D.2

This study gathered preliminary information on the initial feasibility of using injection Naltrexone (NTX)
therapy in opioid users. One hundred opioid users (36% female, 8% minorities, mean age 34.5+11.4 yrs.) undergoing a health screen to determine initial eligibility for an ongoing study completed the survey.

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Addiction and Therapy

Sneha Pasupati, M.Sc, Ph.D

Addiction is a psychological need to do, take or use something, to the point where it become harmful to the person. This journal articles describes the types, causes and signs of addiction, and where to get help or solutions. There are many reasons why addictions begin. In the case of drugs, alcohol and nicotine, these substances affect the way person feels both physically and mentally.

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