An Irish-Canadian writer and Irish director made a film about traumatized people that doesn’t diagnose them – what a miracle!
Natural Recovery in “Room”
The stars of two new movies star decidedly deranged, however they can’t explain how they got that way.
Two Sick Men
Alcohol abuse can lead to a 10-15 pound weight gain if you don’t compensate for the same amount of calories by eating less or being more physically active.
On Alcohol, Alcohol Use Disorders and Weight Gain
If you’ve ever tried quitting an addiction to drugs, alcohol or smoking, you know how hard it is to get sober. And yet, despite the difficulty, love addiction is harder to quit than any substance or chemical.
Which Is the Worst Addiction?
Despite earning separate DSM classifications, a debate over the strength of the correlation between substance use and other mental health diagnoses still lingers.
Is “Dual Diagnosis” Even Necessary Anymore?
Achieving self-knowledge is already a difficult task, but the difficulty level can be particularly increased among those struggling with addiction. In fact, self-deception often goes hand-in-hand with chemical dependency.
Forms of Self-Deception that Often Characterize Addiction
The short answer to this question, at the present time, is no. Do a substantial number of individuals struggle to regulate their sexual thoughts, urges, and behaviors? Yes.
Is Sex Addiction a Real Disorder?
Sixteen-year-old Isaiah had a deep love for his dad, despite his father’s problem with alcohol. He desperately wanted his father to stop drinking, but time and time again…
Broken Promises: How Alcoholism Affects Children
For those of us who want to satisfy our sweet tooth and be mindful of health, is it safe or possibly beneficial to use sugar substitutes to sweeten foods and drinks?
Are Low-Cal Sweeteners Helpful or Harmful?
If disease branding works well with conditions that were previously stigmatized, then why hasn’t disease branding worked for Substance Use Disorders?