Concussion Myths & Facts

Concussion Myths and Facts

Concussions—Myths and Facts By David Dubin, M.D. Our appreciation of concussions has come quite a long way in recent years. Some of the old “truisms” associated with concussions are now understood to be misleading and at times are outright false. Below are some of the common concussion myths and the associated facts. Further research will…

Substance Abuse Treatment

New Approach in Substance Abuse Treatment

New Approach in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Self-Medication Model There are many theories for addiction, and almost all of them involve “craving”. Much of the substance abuse treatment is based on trying to diminish or eliminate that craving. I think this approach takes us in the wrong direction in understanding substance abuse, and it leads…