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ALCOHOLISM

On Edge
On Edge

Drinking More Because of the Insane News Cycle? You're Not Alone

"Headline distress disorder" is real—and it's making many of us self-prescribe alcohol.
Allie Volpe
12.4.17
app review
app review

This Company Wants to 'Disrupt' Alcoholism with an App

I don't suffer from alcoholism, but I was worried this app would undermine the struggle of those who do.
Laura Feinstein
11.7.17
bottles up
bottles up

Is America's Drug Problem Fueling a Binge Drinking Epidemic?

America is binge drinking way more than we were 10 years ago.
Ankita Rao
5.17.17
Stress
Stress

Stressed Out Rats Drink More Alcohol. Sound Familiar?

Neuroscientists are closer to understanding exactly how chronic stress relates to alcohol abuse.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.8.16
HEALTH
HEALTH

Neuroscientists Find a Possible Off Switch for Booze Tolerance

A drug called THIP turns hard-drinking mice into teetotalers without apparent side effects.
Michael Byrne
8.31.16
Drugs
Drugs

New Trials Are Using Ketamine to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Researchers in the UK and US are running studies to see if ketamine could help prevent alcoholics from relapsing.
Stephen Buranyi
7.21.16
depression
depression

Ayahuasca: a Possible Cure for Alcoholism and Depression

Brazil is at the forefront of research into ayahuasca as a therapeutic drug.
Pablo Noguiera
12.25.15
Photos
Photos

Photos from Marwencol, the Village Where WWII Never Ended

Mark Hogancamp built Marwencol, a fictional Belgian village, out of dolls and action figures after he woke up from a coma.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.27.15
alcohol
alcohol

Our Early Ancestors Evolved the Ability to Process Alcohol 10 Million Years Ago

And what that means for alcoholics.
Jason Koebler
12.1.14
alcohol
alcohol

These Mutant Worms Can't Get Drunk

And that might be great news for treating the symptoms of alcohol addiction.
Becky Ferreira
7.15.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

How Mental Illness Kills

A new study looks at the full extent of smoking, alcoholism, and drug addiction among patients with mental illnesses.
Michael Byrne
1.2.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

On Alcoholism and American Flag Parachutes

I’m not a fan of labels, but there is one I must accept.
Sophie Saint Thomas
7.7.13