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Best Books To Read About Addiction and Recovery 2021

Best Books To Read About Addiction and Recovery 2021

One of the best ways to manage any addiction issues if you are going through them yourself or support a loved one as they work their way through the recovery process is to learn about what addiction is, the different approaches to managing it, and read the stories of...
Morphine Dependence – Warning Signs and Symptoms

Morphine Dependence – Warning Signs and Symptoms

Morphine is a painkiller obtained from the opium plant (Papaver somniferum), popularly known as the opium poppy. This is one of the most well-known and used drugs in antiquity, which has now been replaced by its famous derivatives, morphine and especially heroin. The...
The Most Addictive Thing – Top Five

The Most Addictive Thing – Top Five

Anyone can develop addiction to a substance. There are psychological risk factors such as stress, anxiety, depression, personality traits such as high impulsivity, among other mental health problems. Contextual risk factors also play a role, including family or...
The 12 Step Program – How It Works

The 12 Step Program – How It Works

You may, or you may not have heard about Alcoholics Anonymous, but in case you have not heard, in summary, it is a group dedicated to recovering people who suffer from alcoholism, which is alcohol addiction. This program is a rehabilitation method for alcohol...
Opioid Addiction: How Does It Happen?

Opioid Addiction: How Does It Happen?

Opioids are substances which are derived from the opium poppy plant or its synthetic analogs, which act on the nervous system by reducing or eliminating the sensation of pain. Their ability to provide analgesia is the main reason they are used in the medical field....
Unusual Addictions: Ten Strange Addictions

Unusual Addictions: Ten Strange Addictions

When someone falls into obsessive behavior, he is looking to give himself satisfaction that alleviates his mental or psychological discomfort. Obsessions are attachments, actions, and often unconscious actions that make us feel good, generating pleasure. The negative...