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Brain's Reward System Says That Alcoholism Tends To Be "More Rewarding" In Women Than Men - Science Times

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Science Times

Brain's Reward System Says That Alcoholism Tends To Be "More Rewarding" In Women Than Men
Science Times
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have conducted a collaborative study that has shown the difference of alcoholism to men and women. It particularly targeted the effects in the brain's ...

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Alcoholism In Australia Is Common - PopWrapped Entertainment Group (blog)

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-04-27 11:39

PopWrapped Entertainment Group (blog)

Alcoholism In Australia Is Common
PopWrapped Entertainment Group (blog)
However, what's surprising is the amount of people who believe Australian men and women suffer from alcoholism. "78% of respondents believe Australia has a problem with excess drinking or alcohol abuse. 44% of Australian drinkers consume alcohol to ...

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Ask Amy: Daughter wonders how to disclose alcoholism - The Denver Post

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-04-27 01:05

The Denver Post

Ask Amy: Daughter wonders how to disclose alcoholism
The Denver Post
Dear Amy: My mom died several years ago, and my father has remarried. The woman he married is an alcoholic. Dad seems to be in denial about this fact, or, perhaps he simply doesn't care. When my siblings and I have confronted Dad about her alcoholism, ...

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'Shitfaced: Musings of a Former Drunk' addresses alcoholism, undergad experience - The Brown Daily Herald

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-26 22:35

'Shitfaced: Musings of a Former Drunk' addresses alcoholism, undergad experience
The Brown Daily Herald
Raised in a family living on the edge of bankruptcy and haunted by a history of alcoholism, Seamus Kirst '13 tells a story that began even before he was born in “Shitfaced: Musings of a Former Drunk.” The heart-wrenching but hopeful foreword, written ...

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Alcoholism and Masculinity Are the Real Monsters in “Colossal” - The Bottom Line

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-26 00:08

Alcoholism and Masculinity Are the Real Monsters in “Colossal”
The Bottom Line
“Colossal” is the story of Gloria, played by Anne Hathaway, who is a functioning alcoholic and unemployed writer who returns to her hometown after a fight with her ex-boyfriend Tim (Dan Stevens). She coincidentally meets up with her childhood friend ...

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She wonders how to disclose family member's alcoholism - The Boston Globe

Alcoholism - Tue, 2017-04-25 20:05

She wonders how to disclose family member's alcoholism
The Boston Globe
Q. My mom died several years ago, and my father has remarried. The woman he married is an alcoholic. Dad seems to be in denial about this fact, or, perhaps he simply doesn't care. When my siblings and I have confronted Dad about her alcoholism, he gets ...

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Brain MRI shows gender-specific approaches should be considered in treating alcoholism - Health Imaging

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-04-24 10:23

Brain MRI shows gender-specific approaches should be considered in treating alcoholism
Health Imaging
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) used brain MRIs in a new study to find the effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different in women and men. The study was ...

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Uganda: Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages - AllAfrica.com

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-04-23 23:15

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages
AllAfrica.com
A study carried out by Global Healthcare and Education Initiative -Uganda Chapter (GHEI-Uganda) on the "health psychology of alcohol and alcoholism" has shown that using health messages that cause disgust can positively influence future drinking ...

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Virtual detox new reality in RI alcoholism rehab - The Providence Journal

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-04-23 16:59

The Providence Journal

Virtual detox new reality in RI alcoholism rehab
The Providence Journal
Michael Chan, of Providence, talks about his struggle with alcoholism and the pioneering program that is helping him fight it. [The Providence Journal / Steve Szydlowski]. Hide caption. Dr. Alan Gordon, of Butler Hospital, displays an alcohol tester ...

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Q: What other efforts are there to end alcoholism on Pine Ridge ... - Lincoln Journal Star

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-04-23 09:56

Lincoln Journal Star

Q: What other efforts are there to end alcoholism on Pine Ridge ...
Lincoln Journal Star
A: The Oglala Lakota Tribe has wrestled with this issue for years, but has struggled to obtain enough funding to properly address it.
Editorial: Liquor Commission takes strong first step to change futures ...Omaha World-Herald

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Effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different ... - Science Daily

Alcoholism - Sat, 2017-04-22 07:51

Effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different ...
Science Daily
Medical researchers have found evidence implying that alcoholism may have different effects on the reward system in the brains of women than it does in men.

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The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism - Times ... - Times of San Diego

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-04-21 15:39

Times of San Diego

The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism - Times ...
Times of San Diego
We all have friends who enjoy letting loose on the weekend. They are the first to announce company happy hours, always offering to be the one at the bar ...

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Opinion: The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism ... - Times of San Diego

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-04-21 15:39

Times of San Diego

Opinion: The Thin Line Between Drinking Too Much and Alcoholism ...
Times of San Diego
We all have friends who enjoy letting loose on the weekend. They are the first to announce company happy hours, always offering to be the one at the bar ...

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Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain's reward system ... - News-Medical.net

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-04-21 06:18

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain's reward system ...
News-Medical.net
A collaborative study between researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine has found evidence implying that ...

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'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae opens up about battle with alcoholism - New York Daily News

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-04-20 22:21

New York Daily News

'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae opens up about battle with alcoholism
New York Daily News
The “Facts of Life” star opened up about her battle with alcoholism that began in college and lasted until her 40s. “Alcohol became my drug of choice so I could get sleep at night,” the 90-year-old actress told Fox News. “It was difficult. I was doing ...

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Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ... - UPI.com

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-04-20 15:06

UPI.com

Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ...
UPI.com
A study has found that effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different for women than men. Photo by Per Bengtsson/Shutterstock.com.

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OPINION: It's still alcoholism even before you graduate - N.C. State University Technician Online

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-19 23:06

N.C. State University Technician Online

OPINION: It's still alcoholism even before you graduate
N.C. State University Technician Online
Before coming to NC State, I, along with all incoming underage students, had to complete AlcoholEDU, a program which is supposed to provide non-opinionated facts about alcohol and help students learn safe drinking skills. Before coming to college, I ...

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Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery - MSR News Online

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-19 20:22

MSR News Online

Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery
MSR News Online
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is celebrating 31 years of promoting Alcohol Awareness Month. The organization has dedicated the month of April to educate, reduce, prevent and raise awareness for the ...

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Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery - MSR News Online

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-19 20:22

MSR News Online

Destigmatizing alcoholism may be the path to hope and recovery
MSR News Online
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is celebrating 31 years of promoting Alcohol Awareness Month. The organization has dedicated the month of April to educate, reduce, prevent and raise awareness for the ...

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Caretaker accused of financially exploiting Louisiana judge amid her alcoholism treament - The Advocate

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-04-19 15:11

The Advocate

Caretaker accused of financially exploiting Louisiana judge amid her alcoholism treament
The Advocate
In this 2013 photo, U.S. District Court Judge Patricia Minaldi speaks during the Empowering Women Luncheon in Sulphur, La. Minaldi, whose unusual behavior on the bench preceded her mysterious removal from a string of cases, was ordered to get ...

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