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Addictionology Definition: Recognizing the Science of Rehabilitation

By | 2017-06-08T05:57:40+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

If you are currently suffering from a substance use disorder or are close to someone who does then you’re probably curious about the exact definition of addictionology. You may have heard the term thrown around on internet chat groups or have seen it mentioned in your research of what exactly goes into treating these types of disorders. And while you feel like you might have a pretty good sense of everything the term represents, you may not know about how this type of research has helped to change the concept of addiction treatment entirely. Below, [...]

The Many Types of Substance and Behavioral Addictions

By | 2017-06-08T05:56:08+00:00 June 4th, 2017|

Various Types of Substance and Behavioral Addictions Addiction types are varied and range from drugs like cocaine, substances like alcohol and behaviors such as gambling. Some addictions are very clear and specified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR). Other addictions have been identified by professionals as addictive while others argue against it. An example of this can be marijuana which isn't considered as addictive in the traditional sense, but people can become dependent on it. The different types of addiction, including drug use, are found within the DSM-IV-TR but they are called [...]

7 Signs You Might Have a Sex Addiction

By | 2017-03-23T17:11:21+00:00 September 5th, 2016|

“A sex addict is also emotionally anorexic – they must be in order to continue participating in isolated behavior such as being addicted to pornography and being promiscuous or having multiple affairs. All of these secretive behavior patterns affect a family and home.” ~Christopher Dines, The Kindness Habit: Transforming Our Relationship to Addictive Behaviours When people usually think about addiction, they typically picture someone who drinks to excess, abuses drugs, overeats, or perhaps gambles too much. But mental health professionals understand that “addiction” can be any activity that a person compulsively engages in to the [...]

My Journey with Porn Addiction Relapse and Recovery

By | 2017-10-12T22:04:44+00:00 June 1st, 2015|

Because the average layperson can grasp the idea that addiction is a disease, much of the attached stigma is being lifted. In fact, the idea of an afflicted person overcoming their chemical demons and living a happy and productive life is such a romantic notion that dozens of movies have been made with just that plot line. It is a well-deserved source of pride when a person can say, “I’m in recovery.” Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with histories of drug addiction who are not currently using and are instead rehabilitated are [...]

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