Social media such as Facebook may not only be addictive, it could also be associated with impulse control disorders, including substance abuse, a new study has warned.
A study conducted by the University of Buffalo suggests that reducing substance abuse can lessen violent acts by patients with severe mental illness.
A new study has suggested that overweight or obese teenagers are likelier to become regular smokers as compared to average weight teens.
The government Tuesday launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years, that would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues.
Smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than among those in the general population, says a new paper.
Lady Gaga says she was addicted in the past because it made her feel like a teenager.
Josh Brolin has reportedly checked into a rehabilitation centre for substance abuse treatment.
Lady Gaga, who made no secret of the fact that she used the drug in the past, now admits becoming dependent on smoking weed.
‘Mean Girls’ star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly planning to open her own rehab centre to help others deal with their addictions.
Actor Zac Efron has reportedly completed a stint in a rehabilitation centre for serious cocaine addiction.
The use of illegal drugs among Americans in general is holding steady, but it`s surging among middle-aged baby boomers, according to report released Wednesday.
Scientists have shown the way to developing more effective drugs for addiction with less side effects, says a study.
Teenage victims of cyberbullying are more likely to develop symptoms of depression, substance abuse and internet addiction, a new study has revealed.
Researchers have warned that adolescents who are “internet addicts” may also be at increased risk of substance abuse.
Actress Demi Moore has been banned from weighing herself while in rehab.
Whitney Houston, who has overcome crack cocaine addiction, has reportedly spent all of her fortune including a reported 100-million-dolar record deal.
A new study has found that repeated cocaine use increases the severity of depressive-like responses.
School children as young as 10 years are at a greater risk of substance abuse.
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Day in Pics: 26th December
Showbiz World - December 26, 2014