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Neuropsychological functioning among addiction patients (Recruitment closed)

It is well-established in Western addiction literature that misusers of drugs and alcohol frequently encounter impaired cognitive functioning. Read More​​​​

Lofexidine Study: A double-blind randomised controlled clinical trial of Lofexidine versus Diazepam in the management of the opioid withdrawal syndrome during inpatient detoxification in Singapore

At NAMS IMH, many opiate patients undergoing inpatient detoxification leave prematurely because of the severity of their unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Read More

Treatment outcome monitoring for addiction patients

NAMS seeks to make a positive and long-lasting impact on patients’ lives. Hence, monitoring how our patients are doing, both during and after treatment is important to us. It enables us to keep track of what aspects of treatment work best for certain individuals, so that we can continue to improve our services. Read More

Exploring the epigenetic mechanisms behind pathological gambling and its links with substance addiction - a pilot study

Epigenetics is a relatively new area of research, with studies focusing predominantly on cancer, and only recently on psychiatric disorders and addictions. Previous research across different types of substance addiction revealed evidence for epigenetic mechanisms behind drug addiction, and more recently, the links between substance and behavioural addictions in some animal studies. ​Read More​

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