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Internet addiction: a systematic review of epidemiological research for the last decade.
In the last decade, Internet usage has grown tremendously on a global scale. The increasing popularity and frequency of Internet use has led to an increasing number of reports highlighting the… Expand
Validation of the CAST, a general population Cannabis Abuse Screening Test
Background: Although the use of cannabis among young people has become a major public health concern, there is no such test in France for general population surveys. Objective: This article aims to… Expand
Synthetic Cathinones: A New Public Health Problem
New psychoactive substances (NPS) have completely modified the drug scene and the current landscape of addiction. Synthetic substances, such as substituted or synthetic cathinones, also known as «… Expand
Pharmacological approaches to methamphetamine dependence: a focused review.
- L. Karila, A. Weinstein, H. Aubin, A. Benyamina, M. Reynaud, S. Batki
- British journal of clinical pharmacology
- 1 June 2010
Methamphetamine dependence is a serious worldwide public health problem with major medical, psychiatric, socioeconomic and legal consequences. Various neuronal mechanisms implicated in… Expand
Acute and long-term effects of cannabis use: a review.
Cannabis remains the most commonly used and trafficked illicit drug in the world. Its use is largely concentrated among young people (15- to 34-year-olds). There is a variety of cannabis use… Expand
MDPV and α-PVP use in humans: The twisted sisters
- L. Karila, G. Lafaye, A. Scocard, O. Cottencin, A. Benyamina
- 10 October 2017
The new psychoactive substances phenomenon continues to represent a considerable public health challenge. Synthetic cathinones are β-keto amphetamine analogues, also known as legal highs, research… Expand
Systematic Review of Food Addiction as Measured with the Yale Food Addiction Scale: Implications for the Food Addiction Construct
- Louise Penzenstadler, Carina C. Soares, L. Karila, Y. Khazaal
- Psychology, Medicine
- Current neuropharmacology
- 31 May 2019
Background: The concept of food addiction attracts much interest in the scientific community. Research is mainly based on the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS), a tool developed to assess food… Expand
New treatments for cocaine dependence: a focused review.
Cocaine, already a significant drug problem in North and South America, has become a more prominent part of the European drug scene. Cocaine dependence has major somatic, psychological, psychiatric,… Expand
Career choices of medical students: a national survey of 1780 students
Medical Education 2010: 44: 603–612