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An Over-The-Counter Solution For Self-Injurious Behavior?

Archive for April 2019

Cannabis Probably Does Cause Schizophrenia

Psychosis is one of the oldest and best-documented risks of cannabis use.  Associations between cannabis use and psychosis appeared in the medical literature soon after cannabis was introduced into Western medical practice in the 1850s. Physicians of the 19thcentury accurately identified marijuana’s therapeutic value. Medical textbooks and journals of that era described benefits in the…

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Cannabis and Anxiety

Free Download: Printable Infographic In this post, I offer you a free, downloadable infographic that you may freely share, print, or distribute. Here is the link to the file. The infographic explains one of the paradoxical effects of cannabis. While it’s calming and anxiety-relieving (at least initially) for many people, cannabis can cause anxiety and panic attacks in…

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An Over-The-Counter Solution For Self-Injurious Behavior?

N-acetylcysteine shows promise in the treatment of recurrent self-injury, according to initial clinical reports An over-the-counter pharmaceutical Clinical reports suggest that recurrent self-injurious behaviors like self-cutting might be reduced, or in some cases eliminated, with something that can be obtained as an over-the-counter supplement in the US. The substance is called N-acetylcysteine. I describe N-acetylcysteine…

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