Compulsive sexual behavior is characterized by repetitive and intense preoccupations with sexual fantasies, urges, and behaviors that are...
Emphasize to these patients that smoking cessation is the most important change they can make to improve their health.
Methamphetamine-induced psychosis can persist after long periods of abstinence.
Mark Gold, MD, reviews data that suggest the current opioid epidemic may be followed by an epidemic of psychostimulant abuse.
Cases That Test Your Skills
Mr. M, age 51, stops eating and develops delusions after his wife dies. He has been using increasing amounts of Cannabis and nitrous oxide...
Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, discusses 3 key points for diagnosing and treating Cannabis use disorder.
Use of α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP), a psychostimulant related to cathinone derivatives (“bath salts”), has been reported in the United...
Ashwin A. Patkar, MD, and Richard H. Weisler, MD, discuss the opioid epidemic.
Opioid abuse and overdose are large and growing problems, and in recent years the numbers have been staggering. Overdose deaths related to opioids...
Twenty-eight states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for treating certain medical conditions, but the United States Drug Enforcement...