Should patients who have known IV addictions be offered a PICC line or similar in order to reduce their risks of infections, blood clots, scarring, circulatory damage/ impairment, injecting into arteries or damaging nerves in the surrounding structures, or should these types of device be avoided in order to reduce the temptation the other associated risks of having a VAD in place for any length of time? This is the topic of todays blog post and we want to know what you think!
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Heroin Overdose Deaths Often Happen Shortly After Leaving Hospital According To New Cutting Edge Research
Drug-related deaths are four times more likely to occur in the days after hospital discharge than at any other time among users of opioids such as heroin according to research led by University College London, Public Health England and King’s College London.
Body Maps Reveal The Range Of Sensations And Feelings Experienced During Hallucinations New Study Suggests
New research published in the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest looks at how we may look at the sensations and feelings we experience during hallucinations and how it is more of a 3D concept rather than a flat, descriptive experience.
This latest study may help to improve our understanding and knowledge of psychedelic substances, and how they may be incorporated into new therapies that will benefit patients in the future.
Top Medications People Intentionally Overdose On In Select Study Between 2008 And 2013
Intentional drug overdose is the most common method of self-harm. As mental health conditions are very common in self-harm patients, the medication used to treat these disorders can become the means for the act of self-harm.
Find out what a study shows are the most used medicines for self harm and what can be done to overcome this issue.
The Role That Water And Hydration Play In Addiction And Recovery
Water is essential for the body to function. The human body is made up of 65% water, which is needed for various processes and reactions such as circulation, metabolism, body temperature and waste removal. If the body doesn’t have enough water, these physiological processes can be impaired.
The brain and heart are composed of 73% water, the lungs are about 83% water, the skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79% and even your bones are made up of 31% water! You can now see why it’s so important to keep yourself hydrated if you want your body and mind to function optimally and as healthily as possible.
Reading this article will give you top tips and tricks to improve your fluid intake, recognise the signs of dehydration, over hydration and much, much more!
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Brain Switch That Makes Us Binge Drink Even After We’ve Had Enough Discovered By Scientists
It makes people go on downing wine, beer or spirits – even when they have had enough. The discovery opens the door to new drug therapies that combat alcohol misuse disorders.
While many people love the odd tipple, others get hooked on booze – and don’t know when to stop. It is the key to addiction – making a minority of individuals vulnerable to potential dangers.
This article looks at the difference between being able to put on the brakes in a normal manner, as rats did in their experiment, and not being able to stop themselves.
Recommendations To Reduce Barriers To Research, Using Compounds Described By The Third Generation Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists Generic Definition By The ACMD
New updates have been launched by the ACMD (Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs) in relation to reducing the barriers to research using compounds described by the third generation synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists generic definition.
The Advisory Council On The Misuse Of Drugs Decision Regarding Sunosi Being Categorised As A Controlled Drug
The ACMD (Advisory Council on the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs) and MHRA (Medicines & Healthcare products
Regulatory Agency) has evaluated the risk of substance abuse and physical dependency of the medicine Sunosi (Solriamfetol). Sunosi is a once-daily prescription medicine used to improve wakefulness in adults with excessive daytime sleepiness due to obstructive sleep apnoea or narcolepsy.
Find out all you need to know and more in our article on the subject here!…
According To New Research, People Tend To Believe That Psychology Is A “Feminine” Discipline
Despite the fact that psychology students are more likely to be women than men, and that women outnumber men in the clinical psychology workforce, women in psychology publish less, receive fewer citations and are underrepresented at senior positions within University departments. This juxtaposition of over and underrepresentation poses an interesting question about how people perceive gender roles within the field. Find out why this may be, along with more information about their research experiment and what their findings may show.