Is Drug Addiction A Choice?

For many years, drug and alcohol addiction has been viewed more as a moral problem. The addicted user is perceived as one, who lacks willpower. In the recent decades, a new understanding of addiction has come to the forefront of Science. Scientists have r...

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How To Stop Drug Addiction?

The only advice I wanted to hear from my therapist and other people who surrounded us was, “I can fix my husband’s addiction.” I wanted others to support my belief that living peacefully with an addict is still possible. I wanted someone to tell me ...

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I Am An Alcoholic

Problem drinkers have various histories and a vast range of experiences. The range of their experiences, however, does not make them any less of an alcoholic. It simply divides them right into various types of problem drinkers. Problem drinkers make use o...

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What Are Opiate Drugs?

Marketing has a major role on what kinds of drugs physicians prescribe to their patients and what the latter requests. If you remember, there was once an iconic commercial from Zoloft, “little sad blob” that revealed just how much advertising can impa...

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