Volume 1 Issue 2
Ibogaine Effect on Cocaine Craving and Use in Dependent Patients – A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study
Pedro Luis Prior*, Sergio Luiz Prior
Cocaine dependence is a prevalent mental disorder, with unfortunately no specific treatment at the moment. Ibogaine is an extract from an African root, with several evidence pointing to its success in treating several addictive disorders. There are very few human studies evaluating its efficacy in cocaine dependence.
Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention for Carers of Addicts: A Missed Opportunity?
In this review I make the case for yoga having a role as a therapeutic intervention for those affected by and /or caring for those with addiction problems. This is mostly informed by my experience of running yoga sessions for this cohort, and from the benefits that have been anecdotally reported to me.