Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction is characterized by the inability to consistently abstain from a substance (such as opiates) or behavior, despite substantial harm to yourself. Alcoholism refers to the addiction to alcohol, in particular.
A cannabis compound with anti-addictive potential
New research explores the versatile therapeutic potential of CBD for depression, substance abuse, and antibiotic-resistant infections.
Scientists are studying the role the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and related mood disorders.
How one man used psilocybin to treat his anxiety and depression.
Alcohol exposure alters endocannabinoid levels in different brain regions. What are the health implications?
Treating a spiritual disease with psychedelics.
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Could cannabidiol be a breakthrough therapy to replace or lessen the use of steroids?
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Another hare-brained idea about cannabis replacement therapy from NIDA.
Overhead photograph of a glass of beer on an aqua and yellow background with a cannabis leaf floating on the surface of the beer.
What impact does cannabis legalization have on the use of other substances by college students?
Scientists often interpret research to suit funding goals. Why is that problematic?

Science abstracts on CBD and Addiction & Alcoholism

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