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Is the patient ready? Is that even relevant?

May 21, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research suggests that individual-level factors such as treatment readiness may have little bearing on whether a person stays in treatment.

Study: Marijuana use in pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes

May 15, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research points to developmental and behavioral consequences associated with marijuana use during pregnancy.

Program targeting opioid-affected newborns decreases cost of care

May 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research indicates that multidisciplinary care for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome can substantially reduce the cost of care.

Guide offers ideas for supporting pregnant women in recovery

May 3, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A guide to help individuals and families offer support for women pursuing addiction recovery during pregnancy is available from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Women's alcohol use rates raise concern

April 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Newly released data suggest that women are closing a gap in overall alcohol use and binge drinking rates.

Treatment guide for pregnant women includes medication information

February 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The federal government has released a clinical guide to evidence-based treatments for pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorders.

Study illuminates factors influencing change in women

February 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research suggests that a method of coping that is preferred by many women can positively influence drug use outcomes.

Study reveals increasing marijuana use among pregnant women

January 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers suggest that society's growing acceptance of marijuana use is contributing to increases in use among pregnant women.

Advocacy group slams Montana county policy on pregnant women

January 15, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Big Horn County Attorney's Office has announced a crackdown targeting women who use substances while pregnant, asking health professionals and others to report cases to authorities.

Researchers: Cultural factors take backseat in eating disorder treatment

November 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers in the UK suggest that professionals often ignore the requests of patients with an eating disorder to explore gender issues related to the disorder.

Addiction program uses team approach, medication to assist pregnant women

October 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The VCU Health Obstetrical Addiction Program in Virginia is working to improve maternal and child outcomes and to diminish stigma toward the pregnant patient.

Social worker backs concept of shopping addiction

October 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A New York City therapist sees behavior patterns common to an addiction in individuals who cannot control their shopping.

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