Having a mental health disability may quadruple a woman's risk of being abused by a partner, according to a new study.
In a new study, researchers outlined how cocaine affects the brain's reward circuits and causes addiction.
Researchers found that oxycodone is the drug of choice for abusers.
A new report is claiming that doctors, nurses and psychologists ignored medical ethics and participated in the torture and abuse of detainees from U.S. military prisons.
The FDA approved the first ever pure hydrocodone painkiller to be available in the United States.
FDA recommends tighter controls be put into effect for prescription painkillers with hydrocodone.
One in 10 young people under the age of 22 have committed some type of coercive or forced sexual violence during their lifetime, according to a new study.
Researcher reported that the number of prescription drugs for children with mental illnesses has declined over the past few years.
Numerous studies show that violence toward spouses and partners increases with the frequency and volume of drinking. However, a new study reveals where people drink may also play a significant role in domestic abuse.
Financial insecurity can be dangerous. New research reveals that women experiencing multiple instances of money stress are significantly more likely to become victims of violence.
Researchers found that two-thirds of young children and teenagers believe that prescription stimulant usage is a problem for their peers.
In the first global survey of its kind, researchers found that marijuana is the most popular illegal drug of choice.
A new CDC report revealed that nearly nine million American adults use prescription sleeping medications.
Researchers found that certain brand name antipsychotic drugs, such as Abilify and Seroquel increased children's risk of type 2 diabetes by three times.
Researchers reported that three-fourths of the teenagers they interviewed took their prescription drugs without any supervision.