CTN Webinar: Relapse Prevention.


CTN Webinar: Relapse Prevention. – This 90-minute webinar, produced by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Clinical Coordinating Center for CTN members and the public, explores the issue of relapse among individuals with substance use disorders (SUD). Outcome studies, types and effects of lapse and relapse, and factors contributing to relapse are reviewed. A major emphasis of the webinar is on discussing specific clinical strategies to reduce relapse risk, with a focus on current empirical and clinical literature, including findings from quality improvement studies and clinical trials conducted in a drug treatment clinic. The target audience is CTN members and other researchers and clinicians interested in learning more about relapse prevention. Presented by Dennis Daley, PhD, LSW (Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, AT Node) and Dennis M. Donovan, PhD (Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, PN Node). For more resources related to this webinar, as well as other webinars in this series, visit: ctndisseminationlibrary.org


Food and Addiction: Hand Over the Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt

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In the back of my mind and those of my colleagues, we collectively wondered if there was an addiction going on here. At that time in history, … When I launched The Hunger Fix: The Three-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction …
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UCLA Research Revives Hope for Lymphoma Treatment

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“I am excited to follow the progress of GCS-100 and hope to see its use in the clinic as an adjunct therapy for lymphoma in the near future.” Dr. Linda Baum, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and senior researcher on the study, said …
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A cancer center says 'no' to an 000 treatment. Will others follow?

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The drug, Zaltrap, has proved to be no better than a similar medicine we already have for advanced colorectal cancer, while its price — at $ 11,063 on average for a month of treatment — is more than twice as high. In most industries something that …
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Drug treatment for CA man in Burning Man bust

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada has ordered a 31-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man to a drug treatment facility for three months before sentencing for his arrest at Burning Man. Robert Louis Ruenzel II was busted Aug. 27 in an RV stocked …
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