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ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 14 Jan 2013 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.co ... Read on »
Unresolved Trauma Drives Addictive Behavior by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Jan 2014 7:00pm Passages Malibu issues comments on research that aligns with well-established company philosophy. On November 27th, the Scottish Drugs Forum published the results of a study that revealed key insights into the roots of drug addiction. The clinical researchers examined the lives of fifty-five previously addicted heroin users currently in r ... Read on »
Thought, Feelings and Behavior by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Wed 30 Apr 2014 3:48pm By Bill As an addict in early recovery I never quite got the idea of emotions. I’d been living in my head for so long – bending my thinking to support my addictions and fears – that I’d managed to stifle my feelings so that I didn’t have to be concerned about them (I thought). In fact, I probably couldn’t have identified more than one o ... Read on »
Loss, but not absence, of control – How choice and addiction are related by Adi Jaffe Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 1:36pm In a recent post the notion that “ loss of control ” is an addiction myth was raised by our new author, Christopher Russell , a thoughtful graduate student studying substance abuse in the U.K. Though I obviously personally believe in control- and choice-relevant neurological mechanisms playing a part in addiction, this conversation is a common ... Read on »
This is a very informative ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 10:32pm This is a very informative read, and one worth sharing.  Particularly for people who are having a hard time dealing with unemployment,financial troubles, anxiety and depression and who may be turning to drugs and alcohol to cope.  Read on... ADDICTION - RECLAIMING THE BIOLOGY OF SELF-CONTROL http://kanahayadreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/a ... Read on »
Renowned Addictive Behavior Expert recently featured onThe Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mike Dow by Frankie Boyer Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 8:06pm Since food is the most socially acceptable “drug” out there, most people don’t realize that food addiction is akin to substance abuse.   Cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol alter your brain chemistry in ways that sheer willpower cannot control—and so does the wrong food. Now, based on a scientific study by Scripps University, renowned addictive behavior ... Read on »
Addiction during the holidays: Recovered or not, it’s important to be prepared by Adi Jaffe Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 1:38pm The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. Between gift-giving, travel, and keeping up with all parts of the ever-complicated modern family unit, nearly anyone can find themselves driven towards the nearest coping mechanism, whatever that may be. However, for recovering addicts , or those still struggling with an active addiction , the h ... Read on »
Addictive Behavior: Procrastination by Erin .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Jan 2010 12:11pm 1 Comment I procrastinate. There, I figured I would go ahead and say that right away before I put it off. Procrastination is a character flaw that I share with many other recovering addicts. Why do we procrastinate? Well it's certainly not because it feels good. Procrastinating makes me feel like I always have some unfinished business looming o ... Read on »
Science says humans look for information, it feels good, and thus the 'net is ideally designed for addictive behavior by Stephanie Allen Posted Wed 18 May 2011 12:00am In this very short clip , neuroscientist Dr. Jaak Panksepp (mentor to people such as Temple Grandin) explains our need, our impulse, to seek resources, including information, and how that need interacts with the Internet. More of what he says about the brain and the internet here (Washington State Magazine). Image credit: ... Read on »
Is Dexter an Addict? by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Oct 2010 5:46pm Compulsion, addiction, and TV serial killers. With the hit cable TV show “Dexter” set to begin a new season, it seems a fitting time to consider the matter in its essence: What the hell is the deal with this guy? There is, in fact, a book— “The Psychology of Dexter” —which takes exactly this task as its mission. Edited by Bella Depa ... Read on »