New Medicare billing codes that took effect Jan. 1 govern the health behavior assessment and intervention (HBAI) services that psychologists deliver for patients with physical health issues.
A newly published case report illustrates how the lung illness that has been associated with e-cigarettes use can easily be misdiagnosed as another condition.
Harvard University researchers suggest that sadness, more than any other negative emotions, triggers cravings for addictive substances.
A review of Medicaid claims has found that more than two-thirds of adolescents and young adults who survived an opioid overdose received no treatment for opioid use disorder in the month following the event.
In the stressful environment of addiction counseling, clinicians need to take the time to treat themselves more kindly, Edward Hoffman writes.