Tag: addiction

Could I possibly be addicted to marijuana?

AustinA August 3, 2017 108 No Comments

am i addicted to marijuana

Marijuana–an herb plant that goes by many names: weed, mary jane, pot, ganja, dope, cannabis, the list goes on–has been a controversial topic of debate for decades. Supporters and opponents for and against the state-level legalization of marijuana have made numerous conflicting claims. Advocates believe l

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Addiction – A Disease or a Choice?

AustinA August 3, 2017 84 No Comments

is addiction a disease or a choice

What is Addiction? Every year in America, over 90,000 Americans die from illicit and prescription drugs as well as alcohol, and it costs America more than $700 billion a year. Addiction has been the focus of a lot of research but also a lot of controversies because of its high consequences. According to the National I

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Am I Addicted to Sex?!

AustinA August 3, 2017 353 No Comments

am i addicted to sex

What is Sex Addiction? It is estimated that the prevalence of sexual addiction-related disorders occurs between 3% to 16.8% of the population. In the general adult population, it is estimated that 3%-6% suffer from sexual addiction with higher rates among specific niches of the population such as sexual offenders, HIV

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11 Most Common Addictions That You May Not Realize!

Don Tran July 31, 2017 137 No Comments

Most common addictions

The Most Common Addictions You Didn’t Realize Were Addictions When speaking about addiction, drugs and alcohol usually accompanies the discussion. But, are drugs and alcohol the only substances that can be addicting? Are there other substances not categorized as drugs and alcohol that can be addicting? Also, can cert

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Three Tips for Individuals Seeking Recovery

TherapyCable Live June 12, 2017 63 No Comments

Addiction is devastating to individuals, families, and entire communities and the economic cost to the healthcare industry due to addiction­ related illness, accidents, and violence is staggering. A person with a drug addiction or substance abuse issue may feel like their life is spiraling out of control and there is

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Facing Challenges in Recovery

Circle of Insight May 11, 2017 125 No Comments

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Can you really get rid of addiction instead of only managing it? Yes! Living addiction free is possible, however, this requires the addict to have the mindset that getting help is good. Learn more: https://therapycable.com/addiction-videos/facing-challenges-in-addiction-recovery.html Support ❧ https://www.patreon.com

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Heroin Addiction Explained

Austin Armstrong May 1, 2017 84 No Comments

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What is Heroin Addiction? Heroin addiction is characterized by compulsive drug seeking, drug abuse, tolerance, and dependence. To understand why this occurs, we must first understand what heroin does to the brain. The brain being the product of evolution, rewards us when we accomplish tasks that ensures our evolutionar

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3 Key Tools for Addiction Recovery Steps and their Families

Circle of Insight April 18, 2017 109 No Comments

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Dr. Vazquez and Dr. Gharadjedaghi share 3 key tools for Addiction Recovery Steps as well as affected and concerned family members. Learn more: https://therapycable.com/addiction-videos/3-key-tools-for-addicts-and-their-families.html Support ❧ https://www.patreon.com/PSYCHED ❧ Link to Amazon – https://alexa.de

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Mindfulness: What Is It and How Does It Help with Addiction?

Addiction and the Mind March 30, 2017 131 No Comments

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Being Mindful can help us improve our daily lives. This can very much relate to helping overcome addiction as well. Mindfulness, as defined by Arsen Muradyan, has two components: 1)Being present and aware of the moment and situation at hand. 2)Look at the moment openly and curiously instead of judging the moment negati

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