Toxic cane toads pose threat to people, pets

Cane toads (Rhinella marina) are large toxic anurans native to Central and South America, but introduced to northeastern Australia in 1935 in a futile attempt at biocontrol (Shine 2010). Behavioral plasticity has allowed toads to colonize climatic zones well outside those experienced in the native range (Brown et al. 2011a). In 1935, at the request […]

What to Expect at an A A. Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. It’s based on one alcoholic helping another. Meetings are typically listed as “open” or “closed” drug addiction and the disability benefits you can get meetings. Use the filter options to find upcoming meetings on specific days or types such as “Tuesday” “Big Book”, “Speaker”, […]

Repairing Relationships After Substance Use Disorder

These data strongly indicate the need to develop clear and testable models of IPA etiology that may translate into useful approaches to offender rehabilitation. While this study did not explore the mechanisms underlying these findings, these data may indicate an important educational target for college programming aimed at decreasing the heavy drinking patterns of college […]

Neuroscience: The Brain in Addiction and Recovery National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

As part of a collaborative effort examining the effects of long-term alcohol self-administration in rhesus macaques, we examined DS dopamine signaling using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry. We found that chronic alcohol self-administration resulted in several dopamine system adaptations. Following long-term alcohol consumption, male macaques, regardless of abstinence status, had reduced dopamine release in putamen, while […]

Drug Abuse Across the Lifespan: A Biopsychosocial Approach Brian Kelley

They contribute to all aspects of the functioning of the community including cooking, cleaning, support, teaching, and maintenance. Consistent with the social identity model of recovery [26], the underlying philosophy is that drug use occurs as a result of a disruption to healthy social and emotional development. Most of the residents have a history of […]