- Opioids, Attachment, and Compulsion - The Compulsion to Repeat the Trauma; by j7uy5; 2004-06-24
Good, very readable, review of literature on the role of the opioid receptor system in the neurobiology of attachment, compulsion, and PTSD symptomotology. Covers, briefly, receptor theory, naltrexone research especially regarding self-injurious behavior. Good links to full text primary sources.
in War on Doctors / Pain Crisis
- Alkermes launches the first-ever injectable drug to treat alcoholism - The Boston Globe
The first-ever injectable drug to help alcoholics stay sober officially hit the market yesterday: Vivitrol , a once-a-month shot made by Cambridge biotechnology company Alkermes Inc.
in Substance abuse, Abstinence, Harm Reduction
naltrexone from all users