Alcohol & Substance Abuse : Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic


 

Alcohol & Substance Abuse : Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic – A functioning alcoholic is typically not someone who is physically dependent, but rather someone who is psychologically or emotionally dependent on alcohol. …

 

Is Sanjay Gupta Right About Medical Marijuana?

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Even considering this, it is hard to make a case that it has a high potential for abuse. The physical symptoms of marijuana addiction are nothing like those of the other drugs I've mentioned. I have seen the withdrawal from alcohol, and it can be life …
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Coming Home from War Is Hell: Preventing Veteran Suicides

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Those who have killed have a two to three times higher rate of suicide than other veterans, even when other factors, such as PTSD, mental illness, or drug and alcohol abuse, are factored out. Also noteworthy is this detail: the average age of veteran …
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Do food addiction diets work?

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"Haven't you experienced that there are certain foods that you don't even want to try because they are so powerful vis-a-vis their rewarding effects that you immediately want more?" says Dr. Nora Volkow, director the National Institute on Drug Abuse …
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