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Addiction


As per available reports about 11 Relevant Journals, 10 Conferences, 63 Workshops are presently dedicated exclusively to addiction and about 757 articles are being published on addiction.

 Addiction is a chronic deterioration brain disease. Brain imaging shows that addiction severely alters brain areas critical to decision-making, learning, memory and behavior control which may help to clarify the compulsive and destructive behaviors of addiction. Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance (e.g., alcohol, prescribed drug ,cocaine, nicotine, marijuana) or involve in an activity (e.g., gambling, sex, shopping) that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health. Users may not be aware that their behavior is out of control and causing problems for themselves and others.

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Scope and Importance

Addiction is a psychological/physical component; the person is unable to control the aspects of the addiction without help because of the mental or physical conditions involved. Physiological dependence occurs when the body has to adjust to the substance by incorporating the substance into its "normal" functioning. This state creates the conditions of tolerance and withdrawal. Tolerance is the process by which the body continually adapts to the substance and requires increasingly larger amounts to achieve the original effects. Withdrawal refers to physical and psychological symptoms experienced when reducing or discontinuing a substance that the body has become dependent on. Symptoms of withdrawal generally include but are not limited to anxiety, irritability, and intense cravings for the substance, nausea, hallucinations, headaches, cold sweats, and tremors. Drug addiction, Tobacco and cannabis, Smoking addiction and cessation, Gambling and casino addiction, Cocaine addiction are the main types of addiction.

 

Market Analysis

The United States addiction pharmacotherapy market, currently valued at $2 billion, is expected to reach a value of $2.9 billion by 2016. Over 30 medications are in planning and testing stages to counter alcohol abuse and narcotic and nicotine dependencies. The 41% growth is expected as a result of increased demand for treatment medications that are more tolerable to people who are unable to tolerate currently available therapies. 8.9% of the U.S. population aged 12 or older would meet the diagnostic criteria for a drug or alcohol use disorder (substance use disorder). This was an estimated 22.1 million persons. Of these, 2.9 million were classified with a substance use disorder of both alcohol and illicit drugs. 4.2 million were classified with a substance use disorder for illicit drugs but not alcohol. 15.0 million were classified with a substance use disorder for alcohol but not illicit drugs.

23.1 million persons aged 12 or older needed treatment for an alcohol or substance use disorder. Of these only 2.6 million people received treatment at a specialized addiction facility.

Of the 20.5 million persons aged 12 or older in 2010 needing substance use treatment but not receiving it, 1.0 million persons (5.0 percent) reported that they felt they needed treatment for their drug or alcohol use problem. Of these 1.0 million persons who felt they needed treatment, 341,000 (33.3 percent) reported that they made an effort to get treatment, and 683,000 (66.7 percent) reported making no effort to get treatment.

 

List of Conferences

5th Neurology and Therapeutics Conference
March 14-16, 2016 London, UK

2nd Neurological Disorders and Stroke Conference
April 28-30, 2016 Dubai, UAE

5th Forensic Psychology Conference
July 18-20, 2016 Brisbane, Australia

Conference on Neuro-Oncology
July 21-23, 2016 Brisbane, Australia

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Conference
August 22-23, 2016 Sao Paulo, Brazil

5th Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology Conference
September 19-21, 2016 Las Vegas, USA

4th Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Conference
September 29-October 01, 2016 London, UK

5th Addiction Research & Therapy Conference
October 06-08, 2016 Florida, USA

2nd Epilepsy & Treatment Conference
October 24-26, 2016 Rome, Italy

2nd Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management Conference
November 03-04, 2016 Valencia, Spain

2nd Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Conference
November 28-30, 2016 Chicago, USA

2nd Sleep Disorders and Medicine Conference
November 28-30, 2016 Chicago, USA

The Third Annual aXis addiction eXecutives industry summit
January 31 - February 3, 2016 Florida, USA

International RANZCP Congress of Psychiatry
May 8-12, 2016 Hong Kong, China

CBRD-2016 — 3rd Caribbean Biomedical Research Days
January 16-18, 2016 Saint Lucia, West Indies

International Association for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress 2016
April 12-16, 2016 Minnesota, USA

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) 2016 Leadership Forum
February 1-4, 2016 Maryland, USA

American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) Annual Meeting
February 17-21, 2016 Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) 2016 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions
March 30-April 2, 2016 Washington, USA

 

Relevant Societies and Associations

American Society of Addiction Medicine

International Society of Addiction Medicine

Canadian society of addiction medicine

Swiss society of addiction medicine

California society of addiction medicine

Washington society of addiction medicine

The International Society of Addiction Medicine

Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine

Czech Society of Addiction Medicine

American Psychiatric Association

Global Addiction Association

The Eurasian Professional Association of Addiction Medicine

American medical association addiction

American association of addiction medicine

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

American Addiction Center Florida

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

American Psychological Association

Florida NAADAC

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Florida Association of Recovery Residences

Professional Training Association

 Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals

Substance abuse and mental health services administration

Texas Association of Addiction Professionals

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Care addiction recovery

New York Society of Addiction Medicine (NYSAM)

 

List of Companies and retreat centers

Zogenix

Ibogaine Association

CRC Health Group

The Change Company

SalusCare, Inc.

Dual Diagnosis.org

Mayo Clinic

Cumberland Diagnostic and Trt Center

Drug Testing Services LLC

Lindner Center of HOPE

Savant HWP

Glen Care Group

PRA International

Singer Island treatment center Palm Beach

Florida Drug Rehab Center

Elements Behavioral Health

Phoenix House for Addiction

Wekiva   Springs Center 

Destin Recovery

Hanley Center-Women's Recovery

Cornerstone Recovery Center

Florida coast recovery

Recovery Connection

Lucida Treatment Center

Paradise Recovery Center

Solutions Recovery Center

Beachway Therapy Center

Betty Ford Center

The Caron foundation

Sierra Tucson

Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab

Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches Inc

Sundown M Ranch

Center For Drug-Free Living

After Court Solutions LLC

Act Center Inc

Wellness Recovery Center

Temporary Living Center

Christian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Help

A Recovery

Federal Medical Center, Lexington

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