A narrative review summarized the findings of 69 prospective longitudinal studies to inform practitioners and policy makers about the outcomes of physical punishment and identified 7 key themes.
The researchers’ goal was to determine the effectiveness of a text message program vs only assessment for vaping cessation among young adults.
The researchers’ objective was to examine whether PTSD could be compared and assessed based on DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria, using PTSD Checklists.
Opioid overdose deaths increased during the pandemic, possibly due to less access to care. The study researchers examined how the pandemic affected patients already prescribed opioids as well as new patients.
According to the study, individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) show elevated brain metabolism of acetate at the expense of glucose. The study authors hypothesized that a shift in energy substrates during withdrawal may contribute to withdrawal severity
and neurotoxicity in AUD and that a ketogenic diet may mitigate these effects.
The 10-item progress assessment tool represents a pragmatic approach to ongoing monitoring in substance use disorders.