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The White Noise

Shelley: Threats, Crack Paranoia, My Door at 2 a.m.

Shelley, Astoria

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Cocaine-induced paranoia (CIP) has recently shown a relationship to genetic factors that may moderate disulfiram treatment response [...]

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2013 Mini-Stories of Addiction

Dust to Dirt

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- The aim of this paper is to describe a conceptual framework of questions which an adequate theory [...]

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Psychology of Breaking Out of Detox: Sarah

Sarah and Ramone

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- This study examined the effects of contingent vs. non-contingent delivery of a methadone dose supplement on relapse [...]

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Help or Hurt? Outpatient Drug Treatment for the Homeless

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- The present study examined predictors of participation and retention for patients treated at an urban, hospital-based outpatient [...]

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Addicts as Parents, Part V: Painkillers Bring You Back

Jen and Chino

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Jen and Chino: Hunts Point, Bronx. Courtesy of Chris Arnade. Jen sits on a tree’s barrier fence [...]

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Sleeping on Pins: A Life Without Opiates

Charlie

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Opiate withdrawal refers to the wide range of symptoms that occur after stopping or dramatically reducing opiate [...]

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Guest Post: Coping with Addiction in STEM Education

science ed

I’ve asked a scientist who has struggled with mental health issues and substance abuse through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduate school to write about it, to highlight the pressures faced and the way problems are noticed, exacerbated and often, perhaps unintentionally, masked over the course of education. This as well as other recent [...]

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Policy Made Me Involved: We Need a Better Public Health System

Michael on my couch

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- In the beginning, I said that I was a documentary writer, chronicling stories of addiction in one [...]

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