Addiction

Addiction: From Drugs to Brain to Behavior

 

  Addiction is a very common concept in today’s society. When we think about addiction, we usually picture drug addicts, looking for another fix. Addiction, […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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gambling addiction

Gambling Addiction: What is it, symptoms and knowing when to stop

 

  A gambling addiction, also known as pathological gambling, compulsive gambling, or problem gambling is the uncontrollable urge to keep gambling despite the toll it […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing

 

  Alexithymia. Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Imagine not being able to […]

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Drug Withdrawal; Symptoms and Treatments

 

  Drug Withdrawal Definition: group of symptoms that occur as a result of a decrease or stopping intake of a medication, recreational drugs or substances, […]

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stop smoking tips

Trying To Quit Smoking? 11 Stop Smoking Tips from a Psychologist

 

  “I can quit whenever I want”, “I’m not really addicted”, “I’ll quit after this week”, “We’ll all die someday anyways”… Quitting smoking can be […]

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drugs and cognotive deterioration

Effects of Drugs on The Brain: Drug Addiction and Cognitive Deterioration

 

  Consuming drugs affects the brain’s limbic system. This brain structure is in charge of awarding the satisfaction of our vital needs with a pleasant […]

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Brain circuitry behind cigarette cravings revealed

Brain circuitry behind cigarette cravings revealed

 

  Brain circuitry behind cigarette cravings revealed. Addiction to cigarettes and other drugs may result from abnormal wiring in the brain’s frontal cortex, an area […]

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Marijuana can have wide-ranging effects

Marijuana can have wide-ranging effects

 

  Marijuana can have wide-ranging effects, such as short-term memory loss and increased heart rate. THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, “hijacks and corrupts” the […]

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