Katherine Schreiber

Katherine Schreiber

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Katherine Schreiber, co-author of The Truth About Exercise Addiction, is a writer and editor based in New York City. Her work has been published by Psychology Today, Cosmopolitan, TIME, Greatist.com, and PsychCentral.com.

In 2015, she received her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Sarah Lawrence College and is currently working on her second book about female sexuality and double lives.

In addition to writing, Katherine also teaches yoga and dabbles in standup comedy, improv, and acting.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

Does Smoking Really Protect Against COVID-19?

Does Smoking Really Protect Against COVID-19?

June 10th, 2020 Katherine Schreiber 8 minute read
By now you may have learned that lung conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis raise the risk of severe COVID-19 complications. Since cigarette smoking increases the likelihood that someone may suffer from these...
How Getting Sober Can Help Boost Your Immunity

How Getting Sober Can Help Boost Your Immunity

March 25th, 2020 Katherine Schreiber 6 minute read
Amidst this unprecedented moment in human history where we’re inundated with statistics on how many more people have fallen ill with the coronavirus and how vulnerable certain populations are to its gravest complications, many people are researching ways to...
How Hormones Affect Addiction

How Hormones Affect Addiction

February 24th, 2020 Katherine Schreiber 5 minute read
When we think about addiction’s chemical components, many people call to mind the chemical messengers in the brain that increase or decrease when substances with a potential for abuse are consumed.
Can Cannabis Cause Schizophrenia?

Can Cannabis Cause Schizophrenia?

November 4th, 2019 Katherine Schreiber 5 minute read
Over the past several decades a curious link between psychotic disorders, like schizophrenia, and the use of cannabis (marijuana) has cropped up in research carried out across the globe. Some scientists have suggested that the active ingredient in cannabis,...
Is Framing Addiction as a Disease Misguided?

Is Framing Addiction as a Disease Misguided?

November 4th, 2019 Katherine Schreiber 4 minute read
The perspective that addiction is a disease dates back to the mid-eighteenth century—1849 to be exact—when the Swedish physician Magnus Huss published an essay entitled “Alcoholismus Chronicus.” Huss described the phenomenon of incessant alcohol abuse as disease-like in nature...
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