Dr. Trevor Archer
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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Editorial | Volume 2 Issue 1
Abstract: Although Smartphone usage accomplishes a revolutionary manner in which different types of information are acquired, the technology is responsible also for the profound modifications implicated in the teaching of medicine and other disciples. Nevertheless, inadvertent use can negatively affect student learning. Among a Chinese population of young adults (aged 32 years), internet gaming disorder behaviour and addictive symptoms were correlated positively with expressions of stress and correlated negatively with the three factors of positive psychology, namely frustration tolerance, mindfulness, and social support, thereby demonstrating the protective and moderating influence of these factors.
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Research Article | Volume 1 Issue 2
Abstract: Oxford Houses (OH) are a peer-run sober living homes that are the largest network of recovery homes with over 2,000 in the US. They are self-run without any professional staff. The current study focused on better understanding the facilitators and barriers to OH entry for transgender individuals.
Review Article | Volume 1 Issue 2
Abstract: The present study describes potential beneficial and adverse effects of plant-extract synthesized gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) on ethanol toxicity in SH-SY5Y cells. Although Kudzu root extract (K), edible-gum extract (G), alone or in combination (KG),
Abstract: Alcoholism is a complex heterogeneous disease with many contributing factors that may vary from person to person, and are known to have a major impact on treatment outcome. Thus, a single treatment strategy may not work for everyone, stressing an urgent need to develop personalized treatments based on the person's genetic and environmental factors.
Review Article | Volume 1 Issue 1
Abstract: Despite widespread knowledge that tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, UV tanning remains a prevalent behavior in the United States, especially among young females. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and UV tanning is the most preventable cause of skin cancer.
Abstract: Alcoholic beverages, socially accepted drinks around the world, are consumed (legally by adults and illegally by minors) to socialize, celebrate, and relax. However, persistent drinking results in the development of tolerance that necessitates a perpetual increase in alcohol drinking to achieve desired effects.
Abstract: Alcoholic beverages are socially accepted drinks, expected to bring pleasure, satisfaction, and relief from stress. In general, most people drink alcohol responsibly, but, continued drinking may serves as a prelude to alcohol abuse and an escape route for social, personal or career pressures.
Research Article | Volume 1 Issue 1
Abstract: This article asserts that anarchist-inspired direct action tactics have played a fundamental role in the development of interventions ostensibly intended to reduce drug-related harm. Drawing from observations collected during the author's participant-observation-based ethnographic fieldwork endeavors in Canada and the U.S., the article interrogates several aspects of harm reduction philosophy and practice, including (1) The establishment of needle and syringe programs, (2) The development of autonomous local, national and international organizations by and for people who use illicit drugs, and (3) Direct drug/service user involvement in harm reduction policies and programs.