All Episodes

November 2, 2021 60 mins
Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Malcolm joins us today to discuss the growing problem of cocaine and methamphetamine addiction. Dr. Malcolm is a well respected clinician and prolific researcher at the Medical University of South Carolina, and has devoted 35 years to conducting clinical medication trials in the hope of helping people struggling with Substance Use Disorders. Dr. Malcolm discusses the current trends in stimulant addiction and addresses the rising number of overdose deaths involving cocaine and methamphetamine and the alarming increase in people taking opioids and stimulants together. He describes the physical and psychiatric effects of cocaine and methamphetamine on the body and brain and addresses the following questions: Why are cocaine and methamphetamine cravings so difficult to control? Are there any medications to help these cravings? What drugs have been studied to treat cocaine and methamphetamine addiction? What psychosocial treatments work the best with cocaine and methamphetamine addiction? Join Dr. Malcolm as he supports people struggling with Stimulant Use Disorder and offers his best advice regarding recovery.
Mark as Played

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Dateline NBC
Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

The Nikki Glaser Podcast

The Nikki Glaser Podcast

Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.