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Insomnia, self-medication, and relapse to alcoholism.
OBJECTIVE This study was an investigation of the frequencies of insomnia and its self-medication with alcohol in a group of alcoholic patients, as well as the relationship of these variables toExpand
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Alcohol’s Effects on Sleep in Alcoholics
  • K. Brower
  • Medicine
  • Alcohol research & health : the journal of the…
  • 2001
Sleep problems, which can have significant clinical and economic consequences, are more common among alcoholics than among nonalcoholics. During both drinking periods and withdrawal, alcoholicsExpand
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Insomnia, alcoholism and relapse.
  • K. Brower
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sleep medicine reviews
  • 2003
Insomnia and alcoholism are significantly associated in community surveys and patient samples. Insomnia occurs in 36-72% of alcoholic patients and may last for weeks to months after initiatingExpand
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Anabolic steroid abuse and dependence
  • K. Brower
  • Medicine
  • Current psychiatry reports
  • 2002
Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are mainly used to treat androgen deficiency syndromes and, more recently, catabolic states such as AIDS-associated wasting. There is no evidence in the reviewedExpand
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Forgiveness and Alcohol Problems Among People Entering Substance Abuse Treatment
Abstract Forgiveness is argued to be highly relevant to problematic substance use, yet supportive empirical evidence is lacking. Findings are presented from a longitudinal study exploring theExpand
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Six-month changes in spirituality, religiousness, and heavy drinking in a treatment-seeking sample.
OBJECTIVE This descriptive and exploratory study investigated change in alcoholics' spirituality and/or religiousness (S/R) from treatment entry to 6 months later and whether those changes wereExpand
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Anabolic-androgenic steroid dependence: an emerging disorder.
AIMS Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are widely used illicitly to gain muscle and lose body fat. Here we review the accumulating human and animal evidence showing that AAS may cause a distinctExpand
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Impulsive and non-impulsive suicide attempts in patients treated for alcohol dependence.
BACKGROUND Suicidal behavior has been recognized as an increasing problem among alcohol-dependent subjects. The aim of the study was to identify correlates of impulsive and non-impulsive suicideExpand
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Childhood sleep problems, early onset of substance use and behavioral problems in adolescence.
BACKGROUND Very few prospective studies examine the relationship between childhood sleep problems and subsequent substance use. In this study, we examined how sleep problems at ages 3-8 predictedExpand
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Sleep problems and suicidality in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication.
OBJECTIVE Links between sleep problems and suicidality have been frequently described in clinical samples; however, this issue has not been well-studied in the general population. Using data from aExpand
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