Monday, February 13, 2012

Pop Singer Sensation Whitney Houston Struggled With Substance Abuse

Pop singer sensation Whitney Houston’s sudden death at the age of 48 shocked fans all over the world this weekend, and today ABC News is reporting that although autopsy results won’t be conclusive for weeks, substance abuse may have contributed to her death. Houston was found with her head under water in a bathtub in a Beverly Hills hotel. Houston was a superstar in the 1980s and 1990s but led a tumultuous personal life that included bouts with addiction and several admissions to drug rehab. For extensive coverage of substance abuse, see Psychiatric News and Cocaine and Metamphetamine Addiction: Advances in Treatment, from American Psychiatric Publishing.

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