Man discussing dependent personality disorder with therapist

Dependent Personality Disorder in Men

By Cynthia Sass (byline) Dependent Personality Disorder is characterized as an excessive reliance on another person to satisfy one’s own emotional and physical needs. There is an overwhelming desire to be taken care of and, essentially, to be told what to do and how to feel about even the simplest things. Making everyday decisions are…

Women running for physical treatment

Healthy Habits & Lifestyle Changes

Have you been overindulging in things — partying with alcohol and drugs or binging on food, shopping (or gambling) too much, or overdoing anything that feels unhealthy? If so, now might be the right time to make some lifestyle changes and get yourself back on track. If you have struggled with drug or alcohol addiction,…

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How Is Suboxone Different From Methadone?

Suboxone, which combines the medications buprenorphine and naloxone, is a drug used in medication assisted treatment (MAT) for drug addiction to opiates (like heroin) or opioids (like prescription painkillers). Like suboxone, methadone helps diminish withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings and is used in MAT programs to treat opioid and opiate addiction. Suboxone is somewhat different…