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Age Matters: Substance Use in Older and Younger Women

2019-01-15T09:21:37+07:00

Women may abuse alcohol, prescription medication or illegal drugs across their lifespan, but the why and what of their use changes with age. In this post, we look at what age matters when it comes to treatment and prevention of drug addiction in women.

Age Matters: Substance Use in Older and Younger Women2019-01-15T09:21:37+07:00

Behavioral Addiction in Women – The Neglected Cousin of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

2018-06-22T08:41:55+07:00

Behavioral addiction describes problematic behaviors over which an individual has no longer control. Women tend to be more at risk of developing these issues. In this post we examine the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options for females dealing with these compulsive behaviors.

Behavioral Addiction in Women – The Neglected Cousin of Alcohol and Drug Addiction2018-06-22T08:41:55+07:00

What is Doctor Shopping?

2017-12-28T17:00:58+07:00

What is Doctor Shopping? What is doctor shopping? Who is to blame for doctor shopping? Prescrition drug addicted clients tell [...]

What is Doctor Shopping?2017-12-28T17:00:58+07:00

Reflection Questions (Miracle Questions) – Exercise for Addicts

2017-12-22T03:30:33+07:00

These reflection questions (Miracle Questions) for addicts are an exercise that will help you visualise your future without problems and help you achieve your goals. You'll focus on who you want to become and how you'll get there.

Reflection Questions (Miracle Questions) – Exercise for Addicts2017-12-22T03:30:33+07:00

How our reaction to Cognitive Dissonance can keep us trapped in Addiction

2017-12-22T02:07:35+07:00

What is Cognitive Dissonance? What happens in our brain when we become aware of Cognitive Dissonance and how does it keep us trapped in addiction? How is it related to relapse and what are more effective stratgies to deal with it? These and more questions get answered here:

How our reaction to Cognitive Dissonance can keep us trapped in Addiction2017-12-22T02:07:35+07:00