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The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns U.S. treatment programs

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering. Danny Reagan, a former patient of the Lindner Center of Hope’s “Reboot” program,… Read More »

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This Man Kicked Opioid Addiction and Lost 50 Pounds

Doug Bopst was always “on the heavier side” growing up, and by age 18, he had another problem, too: an opioid addiction. But when he got busted for selling marijuana and wound up in jail in 2008, he turned things around, thanks to a cellmate who pushed him to get in shape. These days, he’s… Read More »

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Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »

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