Opium Poppies – Image via Wikipedia Prevalence of the Addictions: A Problem of the Majority or the Minority? An increasing number of research studies over the last three decades suggest that a wide range of substance and process addictions may serve similar functions. The current article considers 11 such potential addictions tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, …∞
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AA Can Help Most Alcoholics Al-Anon offers new life Alcohol and Anxiety Alcoholic Defense Mechanisms Alcoholics Anonymous and Nursing An Introduction to Medication for Alcoholism Anti-craving Drugs Binge Drinking & Brain Damage Brief Intervention in Emergency Room is Effective Brief-TSF Description Brief-TSF holistic treatment Characteristics of Children of Alcoholic Common Problems in Recovery Counseling …∞
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Lemberg (1992) proposes a model of development whereby a person moves from voluntary dieting through a number of stages to reach a fully entrenched eating disorder. Stage 1: Normal, voluntary dieting behaviour. Unfortunately dieting behaviours have become the “norm”, with 47% of people in Australia having tried to lose weight in the past twelve months. …∞
Bulimia Nervosa and Substance Use Disorder Similarities and Differences Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare bulimia nervosa (BN) and substance use disorders (SUD) in cognitive-motivational terms. The cognitive orientation theory was used as a framework for testing the hypothesis that the commonality between BN and SUD consists of a similar motivational disposition …∞
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Some women in the U.S. and U.K. are choosing to skip dinner and drink alcohol instead in hopes of losing weight, but the strategy is flawed because of the high caloric content of alcohol, the Telegraph reported March 19. In a practice dubbed “drunkorexia,” women may drink a glass or two of wine rather than …∞