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Internet addiction and other similar themes by Dr. Jagdish Vankar Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 6:48am Today's post is based on news article "Son helps pornography addict father to kick the habit" published in The Times of India, Ahmadabad edition, dated 8/12/09. This article highlights how teenaged sons have helped their fathers kick the habit of internet addiction, setting an excellent example for others. Talking more about Internet addicti ... Read on »
How Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death is Helping Me Understand My Own Struggles With Addiction [Along with the unlikely help by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 12:41am Sorry, had to do it. But he really was amazing, right? “Who’s Philip Seymour Hoffman?” I asked loudly, interrupting the noise of that football game yesterday that I was so interested in I spent the whole time either re-enacting Frozen using Barbies with Jelly Bean or surfing the web on my phone. “Game maker from Hunger Games ... Read on »
Sex, Drugs, Rock-n-Roll and…Pop Tarts? The Addictive Personality [Flaw or Feature?] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Sep 2012 9:06am Ice cream. Toxic relationships. Alcohol. Reality TV. Buttered Pop Tarts. Exercise. Adderall. Shopping. Fill in the blank: I’m addicted to ________ . For some it’s easy to narrow down our favorite crutches, for others of us it’s easier to rule out what we’re not addicted to. Hi, my name is Charlotte and I’m an addict… to lots of thin ... Read on »
Internet addiction – Epidemic or fad? by Adi Jaffe Posted Thu 24 Nov 2011 3:29pm By Adi Jaffe, Ph.D., and Yalda Uhls, MA, MBA 1 in 3 people consider the Internet to be as important as air, water, food and shelter. Given how intensely people feel about this technology , is it any wonder that some psychologists are convinced that Internet addiction is a real pathology?  True, claiming that people are as dependent on the I ... Read on »
[Guest Post] Internet Addiction: A Novel Disease? by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:30pm Or a reflection of the new world order? [Editors Note: Addiction Inbox has not covered the so-called behavioral or non-traditional addictions--Internet addiction, video game addiction, compulsive shopping and compulsive gambling--because I am not yet convinced that such behaviors show the same chemical and often inheri ... Read on »
An Interview With Research Psychologist Vaughan Bell by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jul 2011 12:33pm An expert on abnormal brain function talks about drugs, hallucinations, and addiction. Vaughan Bell gets around. The multifaceted clinical and research psychologist, currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, is, in fact, down in Colombia right now. He arrived in the country to teach cli ... Read on »
About Addiction: non-addictive pills, internet addiction, marijuana and alcohol by Adi Jaffe Posted Wed 12 Sep 2012 2:10pm You want to know more about addiction and we want to tell you, so here is this week’s wrap up of exciting news (well, some of it. ) A lot of news about addiction comes up every week and we want you to be informed! The End of Opioid Addiction?- According to a joint international study by the University of Adelaide and the University of Colo ... Read on »
So Here's Why by Angela N. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:06am I haven't been around in awhile. For a couple of weeks I just had nothing to say and then my computer went kaput and was out for a week and then when I got it back Blogger wouldn't let me start a new post and time just kept ticking by and by and suddenly it's been almost a month since I wrote! Thanks to the people who wondered where I was and e ... Read on »
Internet Addiction Center Opens in Washington – A Human Approach to the Cure by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 10:21pm   We all laugh to a degree about it, but there might be some level of addiction with all of us, just like coffee, etc, but for those who need help and the addition is real, there’s a center now that can help.  I do like the picture of the nice serene country side.  This link will take you right to a survey page where you can take a test/survey t ... Read on »
About Addiction: Alcohol, Legalization, Internet-Addiction, the Drug war, and Teen Drug Use by Adi Jaffe Posted Wed 31 Oct 2012 12:27pm a couple weeks away, A3 Link posts are back with a brand-new set of addiction article straight off the press! With election season gearing up we have some news regarding new laws on the ballot for legalization in some states, as well as internet-addiciton being deemed an official diagnosis in the new DSM, and everything in between. Check out al ... Read on »