News tagged with addictive disorders

Unlocking the secrets of our compulsions

Researchers have shed new light on dopamine's role in the brain's reward system, which could provide insight into impulse control problems associated with addiction and a number of psychiatric disorders.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Medical research
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Anorexia affects men, too

(PhysOrg.com) -- While eating disorders are unusual among men, the consequences can be just as devastating as for women says Dr. Jean Wilkins, a professor at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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The paradox of temptation

Does the mere availability of something tempting weaken the will to resist? The answer is of more than theoretical interest to public health experts, and the problem goes far beyond serious addictive disorders. Just think ...

dateJan 30, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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