Alcohol: Effects on Neurobehavioral Functions and the Brain

By | 2018-01-23T00:55:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Peer-Reviewed Articles|Tags: , |

Alcohol: Effects on Neurobehavioral Functions and the Brain Alcoholism results from an interplay between genetic and environmental factors, and is linked to brain defects and associated cognitive, emotional, and behavioral impairments. A confluence of findings from neuroimaging, physiological, neuropathological, and neuropsychological studies of alcoholics indicate that the frontal lobes, limbic system, [...]

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders

By | 2018-01-24T17:49:45+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Peer-Reviewed Articles|Tags: , |

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders Cognitive-behavioral approaches to alcohol and drug use disorders have received considerable empirical support over the past 20 years. One cognitive-behavioral treatment, relapse prevention, was initially designed as an adjunct to existing treatments. It has also been extensively used as a stand-alone treatment [...]