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What is a binge eating disorder? Binge eating is where the individual frequently eats large amounts of food, and has little or no self control to stop. The individual may also be plagued with emotions such as guilt and shame over eating too much, and might even fall into
Social trends for nicotine use with young adults focuses on habits such as when and where young people buy cigarettes to how a person smokes and where. Social smokers tend to use regularly but not necessarily everyday. Nearly 30 percent likely fall into the category of social smoker. Learn
It’s a choice, usually a subconscious one, to invest your life and well-being into that of another person. If that other person happens to be a fellow addict—which they often are—you’re not just codependent: you’re co-addicted, too. In addiction recovery, co-addiction is seldom addressed directly. Co-addictions come to light
The road to recovery from alcohol addiction is often a personal one, so it’s understandable that you might not want to share your experiences with others. However, regular group therapy sessions have been known to help immensely with those trying to overcome a drinking problem as well as co-occurring
The road to recovery from alcohol addiction is often a personal one, so it’s understandable that you might not want to share your experiences with others. However, regular group therapy sessions have been known to help immensely with those trying to overcome a drinking problem as well as co-occurring
When it comes to substance addiction, there are many reasons why people relapse. Even those who have gone through a successful recovery can be vulnerable to setbacks. Being aware of the warning signs can help those who struggle with substance addiction find ways to cope with triggers. Here are
When it comes to substance addiction, there are many reasons why people relapse. Even those who have gone through a successful recovery can be vulnerable to setbacks. Being aware of the warning signs can help those who struggle with substance addiction find ways to cope with triggers. Here are
People who have mental health disorders in conjunction with substance addiction are often diagnosed as having a co-occurring disorder — also known as dual diagnosis. Though having a co-occurring disorder can be common for an individual in recovery, it can still present more challenges. So here’s what you should