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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.

Flood will become CEO of Ashley in January

September 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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In several respects, longtime addiction treatment leader and Addiction Professional blogger Rebecca Flood considers her move to Ashley Addiction Treatment a homecoming.

Emotion regulation treatment helps pregnant women quit or reduce smoking

September 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A study has found that pregnant women who were motivated to quit smoking were more likely to succeed when their therapy included sessions assisting them in regulating emotions.

Study explores link between eating disorders, criminal behavior

August 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research suggests the need for a greater understanding of mechanisms that might link eating disorders and thefts and other crimes.

Let's solve problems cooperatively with other nations

August 9, 2017  |  Rebecca Flood
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The United States' drug-related crises are not unique, and more cooperation internationally could educate the field on the nature of drug epidemics.

Pregnancy research points to the role of will in substance use

August 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers in the United States and Sweden believe their findings on illegal drug use during pregnancy carry a larger meaning about the importance of psychological factors in addiction.

Lakeview Health adds to medical staff

July 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Ellen Ovson, MD, a former medical director at Bradford Health Services, will work with patients in Lakeview Health's women's treatment program.

Study examines drinking behavior in newly arrived Latinas

July 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A University at Albany study finds high levels of culture-related stress in newly arrived Latina immigrants who exhibit high quantities of alcohol use.

Better data reporting holds key to promoting recovery

June 28, 2017  |  Rebecca Flood
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Outcomes studies such as the one being conducted by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) can ultimately help control the generational spread of the disease.

Factors that impede women's specialty care are being removed

May 30, 2017  |  Rebecca Flood
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Specialty services for women promise better outcomes for families, although some barriers to success remain.

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