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On Impulsivity: The Neuroscience of Behavior Associated with Addiction
Diana Martinez, MD and Pierre Trifilieff, PhD

Impulsivity - or the inability to inhibit responses despite their negative consequences - may partly explain why some individuals are more prone to develop addiction when exposed to drugs of abuse and offer clues for providing treatment.

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Twelve Step Recovery and Medication Assisted Therapies
Louis E. Baxter, Sr., MD, FASAM

Every chronic medical disease employs and encourages the use of medications in concert with life-style changes. Addiction medicine should examine the benefit of following suit.

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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

3 Comments

  1. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  2. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  3. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

3 Comments

  1. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  2. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  3. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

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Your ASAM

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

3 Comments

  1. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  2. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  3. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

3 Comments

  1. 3 ASAM Staff 29 Jul

    Hi, Dr. Fox.

    You can copy the URL to this article and past it in an email to your residents: http://www.asam.org/magazine/read/article/2014/07/01/asam-partners-with-top-addiction-organizations-for-new-course

    Or simply use the share buttons at the top right of the article to share via email or social media platform.  

    Thank you,

    ASAM

  2. 2 Michael Fox 23 Jul

    how do i copy page to forward it to our psych residents?

  3. 1 Jeffery 01 Jul
    Wish to share with medical students and psychiatry residents/fellows.

Comment

  1. RadEditor - HTML WYSIWYG Editor. MS Word-like content editing experience thanks to a rich set of formatting tools, dropdowns, dialogs, system modules and built-in spell-check.
    RadEditor's components - toolbar, content area, modes and modules
       
    Toolbar's wrapper 
     
    Content area wrapper
    RadEditor's bottom area: Design, Html and Preview modes, Statistics module and resize handle.
    It contains RadEditor's Modes/views (HTML, Design and Preview), Statistics and Resizer
    Editor Mode buttonsStatistics moduleEditor resizer
      
    RadEditor's Modules - special tools used to provide extra information such as Tag Inspector, Real Time HTML Viewer, Tag Properties and other.