Tag Archives: drug abuse
All things considered, the potential downsides of home drug testing outweigh the potential benefits of doing so. See my latest Psychology Today post here for more.
Please see my just published post on Psychology Today. Although it stimulates the same brain receptors that marijuana does, synthetic marijuana (also known as K2 or Spice, among other names) is dramatically more potent than marijuana itself and also carries … Continue reading
In my latest post on Psychology Today, I highlight some epidemiological data about adolescents and prescription drug abuse and then make the point that although obviously these drugs can be effective when taken as directed, when misused they can destroy … Continue reading
I was quoted (deep) in the New York Times front page feature story today, “Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions,” by Alan Schwarz . . . Very compelling piece but oh so sad . . . http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/us/concerns-about-adhd-practices-and-amphetamine-addiction.html
On his blog portraits of addiction, Andrew Seaward just posted something Lena Butler of Test Country wrote about (some of) my addictions work. It can be found here: http://portraitsofaddiction.com/2013/02/02/almost-addicted/ I hereby offer a hearty thanks to both of them.