Category: Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Research

See articles about recent research into addiction and substance use disorders from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Mass General Investigators Dig Deeper into the Science of Sleep

Three recent studies from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital that look at the connections between sleep and health.

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These Three Happiness Exercises Could Help Promote Recovery From Substance Use Disorder

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Recovery Research Institute conducted a study published in The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment that found positive psychology exercises could boost the happiness levels of those recovering from substance abuse.

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Study Looks at Risk Factors for Overdose in Adolescents

A team of investigators from the Addiction Recovery Management Service at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified factors that may increase the risk of drug overdose in adolescents and young adults. The results of their study were published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry last month. Here’s a short video summarizing their findings:   “Very little […]

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Research Teams at Mass General Explore Ways to Limit Alcohol-Induced Damage to the Liver and Better Understand Alcoholism’s Effect on the Brain

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital are investigating the long-term effects of excessive drinking on liver and brain function to find ways to reduce its impact on our health.

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