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Anxiety in Childhood May Lead to Alcohol Use Disorders Later in Life

Evidence from a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information suggests that anxiety during childhood leads to subsequent alcohol use disorders, such as alcoholism or alcohol dependence. Alcoholism is the inability to control one’s drinking due to physical and emotional reliance upon it. Childhood anxiety is positively associated with the development of alcoholism…

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Teens Misusing Prescription Drugs: Where Are They Getting Them, and What Are the Risks?

A study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), reports that one out of ten high school students misuse prescription drugs. Of those students, almost half of them said that they used multiple supply sources to obtain prescription drugs. Furthermore, three out of four of those students receiving prescription drugs from various supply…

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Chronic Health Problems and Addiction

Alcohol and drug use greatly and negatively affect millions of Americans in a variety of ways. Psychological effects, societal problems, and physical issues are all related to alcohol and drug use. Furthermore, a new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital Recovery Research Institute finds that more than a third of people who are recovering from…