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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    E-/audiobooks: Non-fiction

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... for her children. She careened from no-good husband to no-good husband, spent her time in and out of jail and institutions, and surrounded herself with people who were violent, abusive, on drugs ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How horticulture therapy can teach life skills to those with special needs

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Bernice Chan

    ... Women's Treatment Centre in Sheung Shui. "One father said in the beginning he could not accept that his daughter was a drug abuser. But he attended the sessions and learned that if we can use ... with dementia, children and youth, inter-generational therapy and rehabilitation, therapy for the visually impaired, mentally ill and drug abusers," says Fung. "It's full of stories ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... social harmony or creativity is desired. Born with a taste for alcohol Vulnerability to alcohol and drug abuse may begin in the womb and be linked to how much fatty and sugary foods a mother eats ... weighed more as adults and drank more alcohol, and those on high-sugar diets also had stronger responses to commonly abused drugs such as amphetamine, says research neuroscientist Nicole Avena. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... depressed to very high, so it's like a miracle." On the face of it, official figures on drug abuse may seem encouraging. The Security Bureau's narcotics division shows a decline ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Singer Bobby Womack made his name among music's legends

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:09pm by LAT

    ... with outlining it. He did struggle, though. His work later in the 1980s was marred by drug abuse, and by the 1990s hip hop had overtaken R&B, even while the nascent genre sampled Womack's work. ... stop working even when he was struggling with substance abuse and, later in his life, cancer, Womack is perhaps best known for writing It's All Over Now, the classic kiss-off made famous ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Scientists examine the causes and treatment of addictive behaviour

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 10:34am by DAVID TAN

    ... Abuse, opiates- such as heroin- have been the most common drug abused in Hong Kong; however, rates of heroin abuse have been dropping. In its place, psychotropic substances- which cross ... abusing drugs, alcohol and nicotine typically kills you gradually, another well-known addiction that can kill quickly is gambling, whether in casinos or on the stock market. In Hong Kong, a 2010 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ALBUM (1969)

    Rewind album: Let It Bleed, by the Rolling Stones

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Charlie Carter

    ... the Stones casting off their past. Jones, a victim of his own inflated ego, drug abuse and alcoholism, played minor parts in just two of the album's songs. On the epic and sprawling blues ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Drug use among local teens remains hidden because it is rarely addressed

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 07:10pm by ANISHA ABRAHAM

    ... Registry of Drug Abuse (CRDA) survey, which compiles statistics reported by local hospitals, clinics and other agencies. Although the rates of teen drug use in Hong Kong are lower than in Western ... because of the potential for abuse. Perhaps because of Hong Kong's position as an international hub, youth drug use overseas influences trends here. Prescription drug use is one example. Up ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Beer to their heart Trying to stay off alcohol? Don't even allow yourself a drop. A study published last week in the Neuropsychopharmacology journal has found that drinking just 15 millilitres of beer can trigger the release of dopamine, a brain neurotransmitter linked with alcohol and other drugs of abuse. The 49 male participants ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ralph Steadman reminisces about Hunter S. Thompson on the reissue of 'The Curse of Lono'

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard Lord

    ... conversations. Throughout, the usual Thompson chaos of alcohol and drugs, casual violence and massive overspending on other people's tabs prevails. Originally published in 1983, the book ... Steadman hates sport and doesn't take drugs; Thompson was addicted to both. They met when they worked together on 1970's splendidly titled The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved, ...




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