Cocaine withdrawal: Symptoms, timeline, and recovery

Some people may choose to enter therapeutic communities, like sober living homes. These communities are free from all substances of abuse, and residents support each other in remaining abstinent from substance use. A therapeutic community can be entered during treatment, as part of the rehabilitation plan, or after the rehabilitation program is completed. Regardless of […]

Alcohol and Neurotransmitter Interactions PMC

More research is needed to determine how and under what drinking conditions alcohol consumption is affected by different serotonin receptor antagonists. In addition, researchers must investigate whether the effects of these drugs vary among subgroups of alcoholics (e.g., alcoholics with different drinking patterns or with co-occurring mental disorders). For example, recent evidence indicates that buspirone—an […]