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Finding Your Sober Fix

Being an addict is all about getting a fix, so if you’re going to be sober, you need to find a new one. Relapse rates for addicts hover around 50 percent. One important way in which you can arm yourself against the near inevitability of relapse is to get a new fix. Replace your old, …

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Sexism, Cultural Conditioning Prevent Many Female Sex Addicts From Seeking Help

Let’s be honest—when you think of a typical person with sex addiction, you think of a man. Men have become the face of this somewhat contentious illness (contentious because some people insist on viewing sex addiction as nothing more than an excuse for bad behavior). However, many women live with sex addiction, and these women …

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From the White House to Your House: A Different Approach to Heroin Addiction

After decades of a mindset that treated incarceration as the most fitting response to drug use, signs are adding up that the nation is getting serious about giving treatment a chance. Among indications of this attitude change is the recent White House announcement of a Heroin Response Strategy that pairs health and law enforcement officials …

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Which Prescription Medications Do College Students Abuse?

In the U.S., several classes of mind-altering prescription medications are abused by a small but significant portion of the total population. Examples of the most commonly abused medications include opioid painkillers, stimulants and sedative-hypnotics (also known as tranquilizers). In a study scheduled for publication in 2014 in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, researchers from …

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How Does Emotion Regulation Group Therapy Help People With BPD?

Recent evidence from a group of American researchers indicates that a treatment called emotion regulation group therapy helps people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) avoid self-harming behavior by improving their emotional control. People with borderline personality disorder typically have a seriously reduced ability to control their emotional reactions to a wide range of daily circumstances. …

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Five Ways Addiction Could Be Damaging Your Family

It’s no surprise that an addict’s behavior affects people around her, but did you realize just how much it impacts your family? Whether the addict is a parent, a child, a spouse, a sibling, or an extended relative, the addiction causes serious and lasting changes to everyone involved. If someone in your family is struggling …

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