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The Nexus Between Food And Addiction

The Nexus Between Food An…

The Nexus Between Food And AddictionCommon Neurobiological Links to Food and Drug Abuse: Brain Dopamine Regulation as a Prevention Strategy...

An Open Letter To The President

An Open Letter To The Pre…

An Open Letter To The President, All Politicians, DEA, FDA And All Government Officials Involved In Drug/Addiction Treatment Policy We Cannot...

Respectfully President Obama

Respectfully President Ob…

Respectfully President Obama, You Can Shut Down America’s Opiate/Opioid Epidemic Tomorrow – Literally! Last night I could not have been more...

JRDS Editorial Board

JRDS Editorial Board

John J Giordano, Pioneer In Holistic Addiction Treatment, Asked To Join JRDS Editorial Board John J Giordano, DHL, MAC, a pioneer...

Dopamine – The Single Most Important Word You’ve Never Heard Of

Dopamine – The Single Mos…

Imagine for a moment what it would be like feeling as though you can never get enough. Have you ever...

Self-Esteem Effects Every Decision And Choice We Make

Self-Esteem Effects Every…

What is it about our self-esteem that will drive some of us to the outer edges of our sanity? Throughout...

Our Addictive Society Part II

Our Addictive Society Par…

I received so much positive feed back and questions from my last article “Our Addictive Society” that I was encouraged...

Our Addictive Society

Our Addictive Society

Thirty-years ago I was as blind to addiction as nearly everyone else walking down the street. It never occurred to...

Police News - The Family Affair

Police News - The Family …

Motivation comes in many forms. For me, it was the pain of watching my son deal with addiction. He over-doesd...

Highly-Effective, Scientifically-Proven Therapy For PTSD Sufferers

Highly-Effective, Scienti…

The hell like conditions of combat has a wide range of both physical and psychological effects on even the most...

Pain and Darkness of Depression

Pain and Darkness of Depr…

Michele had struggled with the pain and darkness of depression and suicidal ideation her entire life. At one time or...

Evidenced Based Scientifically Proven Advancements in Holistic Medicine

Evidenced Based Scientifi…

Addiction treatment is very personal to me. Nearly thirty-years ago it was me who was having trouble getting free of...

Friday April 6 - FOX affiliate WTVT TV

Friday April 6 - FOX affi…

Friday April 6 - FOX affiliate WTVT TVGreat news! My close friend and colleague Dr. Ken Blum and I have...

How To Be A Successful Addict And Alcoholic

How To Be A Successful Ad…

It never ceases to amaze me just how truly gifted and misguided addicts really are. During my nearly thirty-year tenure...

Michael Lohan Headline News

Michael Lohan Headline Ne…

Michael Lohan talks G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center on Headline News Michael Lohan recommends G & G Holistic Addiction...

Dopamine

Dopamine

The primary Neurotransmitter Of Reward And Pleasure I'd like to expand on a brief post I did earlier titled: Adrenaline Rush...

In the Red Carpet with Michael Lohan

In the Red Carpet with Mi…

Red Carpet My wife Michele and I were the guests of Michael Lohan at the 3d Magazine Launch Event held at...

Political DNA

Political DNA

Political DNA: Genetic Differences Between A Liberal And Conservative BrainRecently Dr. Kenneth Blum and myself were invited by Mike Vasilinda,...

SEPTEMBER IS

SEPTEMBER IS

  NATIONAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION RECOVERY MONTH   A time to celebrate our sobriety and accomplishments    

Adrenaline Rush vs. Dopamine Rush

Adrenaline Rush vs. Dopam…

People often confuse an adrenaline rush with a dopamine rush. When someone is confronted with an enormous fear and their...

HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY (HBOT)

HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY…

THE FUTURE OF ADDICTION TREATMENTI believe Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or HBOT as it's known in the medical industry, is...

Publications - Showing 6 of 39

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Neuro-psychopharmacogenetics and Neurological Antecedents of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Unlocking the Mysteries of Resilience and Vulnerability.

Bowirrat A, Chen TJ, Blum K, Madigan M, Bailey JA, Chuan Chen AL, Downs BW, Braverman ER, Radi S, Waite RL, Kerner M, Giordano J, Morse S, Oscar-Berman M, Gold M.Curr Neuropharmacol. 2010 Dec; 8 (4):335-58.

 

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Generational Association Studies of Dopaminergic Genes in Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) Subjects: Selecting Appropriate Phenotypes for Reward Dependence Behaviors

Kenneth Blum Amanda LC Chen, Marlene Oscar-Berman, Thomas JH Chen, Joel Lubar, Nancy White, Judith Lubar, Abdalla Bowirrat, Eric Braverman, John Schoolfield, Roger L Waite, Bernard W Downs, Margaret Madigan, David E Comings, Caroline Davis, Mallory M Kerner, Jennifer Knopf, Tomas Palomo, John J. Giordano, Siobhan A. Morse, Frank Fornari, Debmalya Barh, John Femino and John A Bailey. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011.

 

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Neurogenetics of dopaminergic receptor supersensitivity in activation of brain reward circuitry and relapse: proposing "deprivation-amplification relapse therapy" (DART).

Blum K, Chen TJ, Downs BW, Bowirrat A, Waite RL, Braverman ER, Madigan M, Oscar-Berman M, DiNubile N, Stice E, Giordano J, Morse S, Gold M.Postgrad Med. 2009 Nov;121(6):176-96. Review.

 

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Do dopaminergic gene polymorphisms affect mesolimbic reward activation of music listening response? Therapeutic impact on Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS).

Blum K, Chen TJ, Chen AL, Madigan M, Downs BW, Waite RL, Braverman ER, Kerner M, Bowirrat A, Giordano J, Henshaw H, Gold MS.Med Hypotheses. 2010 Mar;74(3):513-20. Epub 2009 Nov 14.

 

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Genetic Addiction Risk Score (Gars) Analysis: Exploratory Development of Polymorphic risk Alleles in Polydrug addicted males.

Blum k, Giordano j, Morse S, Liu Y, Tain J, Bowirrat A, Smolen A, Waite R, Down B, Madigan M, Kerner M, Fornari F, Barverman E, Miller D, Bailey J. IIOAB Vol1 (20 1-14.)

 

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Neurogenetics and clinical evidence for the putative activation of the brain reward circuitry by a neuroadaptagen: proposing an addiction candidate gene panel map.

Chen TJ, Blum K, Chen AL, Bowirrat A, Downs WB, Madigan MA, Waite RL, Bailey JA, Kerner M, Yeldandi S, Majmundar N, Giordano J, Morse S, Miller D, Fornari F, Braverman ER.J Psychoactive Drugs. 2011 Apr-Jun; 43(2):108-27.

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