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Dr. Peter Miller elected President of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE)
Dr. Peter Miller was recently elected President of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE). This is a small international organization (about 70 members) but it represents all of the major addictions journals (e.g. ACER, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Addiction, Addiction Biology, etc.)
Dr. Joshua Smith quoted in Psychology Today
In a recent Psychology Today article focusing on the changing thought toward relapse for alcohol and drug addicts, Dr. Joshua Smith was quoted. Rather than viewing relapse, as merely a setback, relapse is now being viewed as an integral step in the healing process. Pleaying a key role in the development of sound strategies for conquering addiction are questions such as: What can be learned from this experience? How long can this experience change the way I approach my problme with addiction? In response to this new thought, Dr. Joshua P. Smoth, Assistant Professor and program coordinator for the outpatient substance abuse clinic at MUSC's Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, offered this advice:
“This mentality can help prevent the lapse from spiraling into a full-blown crisis…’It’s important to minimize the time spent in that slip, and the consequences of it.’…Reframing relapses as learning experiences can enhance the quitter’s confidence and resolve, giving him or her the mental energy to stick with it.”
source: McGowan, K (2010, July) Addiction--When Relapse Helps You Quit. Psychology Today, 80-84.
Dr. Raymond Anton elected ISBRA 2010-2014 Board of Directors
Dr. Raymond Anton has been elected to the Board of Directors for the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) for the 2010-2014 term. The new Board of Directors will take office during the 2010 ISBRA Congress which will be in Paris, France (September 13-16, 2010). ISBRA's mission to is to promote excellence internationally in all aspects of biomedical research on alcoholism and alcohol related biomedical phenomena. This is a great honor and one more example of Dr. Anton’s international leadership role in alcohol research!
To learn more about ISBRA, visit http://www.isbra.com/
NFL player grateful for the treatment he received at CDAP
An emotional and remorseful Rey Maualuga talked about the past couple of months as the Bengals began their offseason conditionnig program on Monday.
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