Teens who smoke pot at risk for later schizophrenia, psychosis

By | 2016-10-28T19:24:55+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Teenagers and young adults who use marijuana may be messing with their heads in ways they don’t intend. Evidence is mounting that regular marijuana use increases the chance that a teenager will develop psychosis, a pattern of unusual thoughts or perceptions, such as believing the television is transmitting secret messages. It also increases the risk of [...]

Rat study reveals long-term effects of adolescent amphetamine abuse on the brain

By | 2016-10-28T19:24:56+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The study, reported in the journal Neuroscience, found that amphetamine leads to changes in dopamine signaling. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays a role in memory, attention, learning and feelings of pleasure. “The dopamine system, which continues to develop throughout adolescence and young adulthood, is a primary target of psychostimulant drugs like amphetamine,” said University [...]

Seminar – What to say to our children

By | 2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 April 5th, 2016|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

A nationwide survey conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health indicates that prescription drug use rose from 51% of U.S. adults in the 1999–2000 calendar year to 59% in 2011–2012. In 2012, women were taking more prescription medications than men, with 65% taking at least one drug and 16% taking more [...]

Who is Addict?

By | 2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 January 13th, 2016|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

[:en] ساختار اصلی اعتیاد تشکیل یافته از وسوسه و اجبار. در دوران اعتیاد فعال هر یک از ما سه مرحله را طی کردیم. آشنایی با مواد میل به افزایش اجبار به مصرف مواد در مرحله اول آشنایی همانند خدمت کاری نزد ما بود. اما طولی نکشید که در اثر افراط در لذت و مصرف روز [...]

What is the Addiction?

By | 2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 September 10th, 2015|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

[:en]عتیاد یک «بیمارى اجتماعی» است که عوارض جسمى و روانى دارد و تا زمانى که بـه علل گرایش «بیمار» توجه نشود، درمان جسمى و روانى فقط براى مدتى نتیجه‏ بخش خواهد بود و فرد معتاد دوباره گرفتار « مواد اعتیاد آور» می‏ گردد. اعتیاد به موادمخدر یکى از مهمترین مشکلات اجتماعی، اقتصادى و بهداشتى است [...]