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The report contains a vast amount of information but overlooks some important issues.

“Election addiction disorder, undifferentiated, DSM-5A—177.6x” is characterized by an overwhelming need to watch anything and everything related to the current race for the White House, no matter how microscopic. Clinical details and prognosis are examined here.

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A report on substance abuse and HIV research around the world.

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Whether marijuana use should be legalized is a subject worthy for debate. It is unfair, however, for patients who have real health problems to be misled into believing that there is a magical cure.

Patients with psychiatric disorders, particularly schizophrenia, anorexia nervosa, and substance use disorders, have reduced life expectancies compared with the general population. This and other facts emphasize the need for the latest clinical information, highlighted in this countdown.

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The 35-year-old man is a new patient for you. He says he was given Vicodin when he had a similar injury a number of years ago. How do you proceed?

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As clinicians, we can only imagine what happens when patients terminate treatment. Thoughts from an addiction psychiatry fellow.

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