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Drunkorexia

Drunkorexia

Drunkorexia is a slang term for an eating disorder involving alcohol.  This is not a classified psychiatric ...
Gratitude and Health

Gratitude and Health

There just may be a link between gratitude and our health, according to some researchers.  Giving thanks may lead ...
The Comfort of Addiction

The Comfort of Addiction

Why are some people so comfortable in their addiction?  Why don’t more people seek help for their addiction?  The ...
The Stress Response and Addiction

The Stress Response and Addiction

Stress is a natural response to outside situations or change, and can be the result of a single event or an ongoing
Self-Efficacy and Addiction

Self-Efficacy and Addiction

You may not have heard the word self-efficacy; however, it is important in your recovery from alcohol and drug ...
How You Can Benefit from Therapy

How You Can Benefit from Therapy

You may need to see a psychotherapist during recovery from a substance use or a behavioral disorder.  Here are some
Causes of Eating Disorders

Causes of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect millions of individuals worldwide and can cause severe disturbances in an individual’s ...
Behavioral Addictions

Behavioral Addictions

Other addictions is a broad term used to describe a pattern of compulsive behaviors related to any activity other ...
Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a 12-step support group modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).  The founders of NA ...
Helping Family Members with an Addiction

Helping Family Members with an Addiction

It is often difficult to watch a close friend, spouse, or family member struggle with an addiction.  You watch ...
Online Gambling Addiction

Online Gambling Addiction

Problem gambling is a disorder characterized by the need to gamble despite negative consequences.  Problem gambling
Effect of Seasons on Recovery

Effect of Seasons on Recovery

The beginning of the fall season can be difficult for many in recovery.  This time of year means shorter days, ...
Drunkorexia

Drunkorexia

Drunkorexia is a slang term for an eating disorder involving alcohol.  This is not a classified psychiatric ...
Gratitude and Health

Gratitude and Health

There just may be a link between gratitude and our health, according to some researchers.  Giving thanks may lead ...
The Comfort of Addiction

The Comfort of Addiction

Why are some people so comfortable in their addiction?  Why don’t more people seek help for their addiction?  The ...
The Stress Response and Addiction

The Stress Response and Addiction

Stress is a natural response to outside situations or change, and can be the result of a single event or an ongoing
Self-Efficacy and Addiction

Self-Efficacy and Addiction

You may not have heard the word self-efficacy; however, it is important in your recovery from alcohol and drug ...
How You Can Benefit from Therapy

How You Can Benefit from Therapy

You may need to see a psychotherapist during recovery from a substance use or a behavioral disorder.  Here are some
Causes of Eating Disorders

Causes of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect millions of individuals worldwide and can cause severe disturbances in an individual’s ...
Behavioral Addictions

Behavioral Addictions

Other addictions is a broad term used to describe a pattern of compulsive behaviors related to any activity other ...
Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a 12-step support group modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).  The founders of NA ...
Helping Family Members with an Addiction

Helping Family Members with an Addiction

It is often difficult to watch a close friend, spouse, or family member struggle with an addiction.  You watch ...
Online Gambling Addiction

Online Gambling Addiction

Problem gambling is a disorder characterized by the need to gamble despite negative consequences.  Problem gambling
Effect of Seasons on Recovery

Effect of Seasons on Recovery

The beginning of the fall season can be difficult for many in recovery.  This time of year means shorter days, ...

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