Addiction

DepressionSeeing Through the Haze: How Quitting Smoking Affects Your Mental Health

Deciding to quit smoking is certainly beneficial for your physical health, but there are some mental health effects to be aware of in order to best follow through with your decision.

DepressionWhy Smoking Might Be Making Your Depression Even Worse

Smoking might make you feel better temporarily, but the relationship between smoking and depression is quite complicated.

AddictionCould TMS Therapy Be Used to Treat Addiction?

Transcranial-Magnetic Stimulation Emerges as a Possible Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

AddictionDoes smoking help or cause anxiety?

Contrary to perceptions smoking cigarettes can actually increase anxiety

AddictionStudy Discovers Substance Users Cue Reactivity Center in Brain

In an effort to expand TMS treatment to helping those with substance abuse and addiction, researchers at MUSC have determined which areas of the brain are “hot spots” of increased activity by showing participants “drug cues.”