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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.

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.

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