February 2017 archive

Causes Of Addiction

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It has been suggested that addiction is a medical condition like diabetes. However, many find the medical view in opposition to a psychological and spiritual view of addiction. Certain beliefs about matters of choice and self-determination appear to be challenged. Although the brain cannot simply be reduced to neural activity, it is worth taking a …

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Internet Addiction

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  Excessive time spent on the internet or the computer can be as bad for you as any other type of addiction.  Symptoms of web addiction can include depression, weight loss or gain, diminishing interest in work or school, carpal tunnel syndrome, decreased fitness level (which has its own dangers), and dry eyes, to name …

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The Trauma-Addiction Bond

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Our experiences as children may consciously and subconsciously affect how we go through life.  Those of whom are in the addiction spectrum are different to others because we feel a greater amount of sensitivity, especially to trauma, when compared with the norm.  Addicts are sensitive people for the most part.  We may just be born …

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MDMA

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You may have heard of the drug MDMA before in reference but never understood who or what Molly was supposed to be (?) The term ‘Molly’ is slang for molecule and it’s considered to be the pure form of 3, 4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine or MDMA. MDMA is a synthetic drug which some psychiatrists began to prescribe for …

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