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Journal of Addiction Medicine and Therapeutic Science

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Role of an Anesthesiologist in Smoking Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Procedures

Published On: August 31, 2017 | Pages: 030 - 031

Author(s): Somchai Amornyotin*
Physicians generally know that smoking increases the risks of post procedural morbidity and mortality. Stopping smoking before surgery and other medical procedures has been shown to improve procedural outcomes. Anesthesiologists are well-positioned as periprocedural physicians to take full advantage of the leadership role in the area of smoking cessation. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000023

Alcohol Calculations in Emergency and Forensic Medicine

Published On: July 14, 2017 | Pages: 024 - 029

Author(s): John Brick* and William Bennett
Knowing the degree of alcohol intoxication can be imperative in the decision-making process of diagnoses, treatment and discharge decisions in some situations. Blood testing provides a snapshot of intoxication at the time the sample is drawn but not earlier (e.g., at the time of injury) or later, although information of the latter would be useful in epidemiological ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000022

How the histamine N-methyltransferase inhibitor metoprine alleviates methamphetamine reward

Published On: May 12, 2017 | Pages: 016 - 023

Author(s): Nobue Kitanaka, Junichi Kitanaka*, F Scott Hall, Satoshi Okumura#, Tomoyuki Sakamoto#, George R Uhl and Motohiko Takemura
Several agents that activate brain histaminergic neurotransmission have been reported to improve methamphetamine (METH)-induced behavioral aberrations. In this review, we present research demonstrating that pretreatment with metoprine, a selective inhibitor of histamine ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000021

Substance Use and Relationship Functioning: A Parallel Process

Published On: April 10, 2017 | Pages: 011 - 015

Author(s): Keith Klostermann*, Theresa Mignone, Melissa Mahadeo, Emma Papagni and Rene A Jones
The present paper addresses some of the current literature surrounding Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) as it pertains to couples dealing with substance use. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000020

Substance Use among Adolescents in Spain: A Brief Report

Published On: March 14, 2017 | Pages: 007 - 010

Author(s): Arroyo A* and Coronas C
Introduction: The consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs is a worldwide public health problem of great social impact when it affects adolescents. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000019

PTSD and Intimate Partner Violence: Clinical Considerations and Treatment Options

Published On: February 22, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 006

Author(s): Theresa Mignone, Emma Papagni, Melissa Mahadeo, Keith Klostermann* and Rene A Jones
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health concern affecting over 40 million individuals at least once during their lifetime. Among the various negative implications for partners and families are economic, emotional, physical, and social consequences. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-3484.000018
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