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Impairments From Heavy Drinking Continue Long After Alcohol Leaves Bloodstream - Study Finds

Still struggling to get your bearings in the office after a wild Saturday night out or a boozy Sunday brunch? Some of the cognitive effects of heavy drinking on the weekend may linger with you when you return to work, a study finds.

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How to Change Without Willpower

A personal essay about how to change behavior by first changing root beliefs (about anything, but the author writes about drinking and alcohol in particular).

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The Forgotten Addiction | Psychology Today

As a tidal wave of worry about opioid overdose engulfs the nation, what even larger tragedies have been swept out to sea?

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A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism - The Atlantic

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.

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Opioids and Universal Experience of Addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté

With the current epidemic of opioids people are dying every day but addiction cannot be understood if we restrict our vision of it to substances.

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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about ad...

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When Someone You Love Is an Alcoholic or Addict

Living with an addict can be a living hell. Trying to help can often make matters worse. Find out what you can do to make a difference.

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation Holds Promise for Treating Addiction

Vagus nerve stimulation can reduce cravings and may offer a radical new way to break the cycle of addictive behaviors, according to early findings from a preclinical study.

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Body Image Problems Tied to Alcohol Issues

New research finds that body image misconceptions among teen-aged girls are associated with alcohol consumption. Notably, teen girls who report and act on

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Therapy for Addictions and Compulsions

People may develop addictions or compulsions to mask or find relief, however temporary, from greater psychological concerns, such as depression or anxiety.

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Early Interventions May Prevent Teen Substance Abuse

New research suggests it is never too early to begin interventions to reduce the risk of teen substance abuse. Investigators from the University at Buffalo

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Can You Get Over an Addiction?

Neuroscience is giving us new insights into people who abuse drugs and alcohol and new hope for their treatment.

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Out With the Old - The New York Times

It may be better to give up your bad habits all at once, rather than one at time.

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Why Do Certain Foods Seem to Have Power Over Us?

The All Too True Confessions of a Cereal Killer

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When Someone You Love has an Addiction

When someone you love has an addiction, the shame, guilt and powerlessness can be overwhelming. Here's how to respond with empowerment, love and strength.

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Finding the Right Treatment for Addiction

Religion and spirituality help people recover from addiction but cannot take the place of a full program. Religion and spirituality can help people re...

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Integrity & Sobriety

SOBER LIVING with INTEGRITY Southern California

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How Insecure Attachment Creates Fertile Ground for Addictions

What is “secure attachment” and how does not having it create fertile grounds for addictions?

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Does Addiction Recovery Require a Change in Consciousness?

Change is possible. If you need help with substance abuse, seek it.

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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

New evidence about addiction isn't just a challenge to us politically. It doesn't just force us to change our minds. It forces us to change our hearts.

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Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery

Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery [Erica Spiegelman] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rewired is a revolutionary new approach to addiction recovery from innovative expert Erica Spiegelman. With this plan