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Long-acting injections of the drug Naltrexone, combined with psychotherapy, significantly reduced heavy drinking in patients being treated for alcohol dependence. Oral naltrexone is effective in tr ...


In a comparison of two drugs prescribed to treat teenagers dependent on heroin and other opioids, the drug Buprenorphine was more effective, especially in treatment retention. . The use of heroin a ...


Studies investigating the long-term outcomes of alcoholism treatment are rare and inconsistent. A nine-year study in the Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research investigated the occurrence of ab ...


About 8 million individuals in the U.S. currently meet diagnostic criteria for alcohol dependence ( also called alcoholism ), a leading preventable cause of illness and death and a major contributor t ...


Naltrexone, a drug commonly used to treat alcohol and drug addiction, has a similar effect on the compulsive behavior of kleptomaniacs; it curbs their urge to steal.Kleptomania is a type of impulse co ...