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Symptoms of Addiction

Symptoms of Addiction

The very nature of addiction is controversial. Today, many consider addiction a disease. Medically speaking, addiction may be a chronic illness of the nervous system, a neurobiological disorder encompassing genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors. In fact, many psychiatric disorders are classified as neurobiological, like schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorders, bipolar disorders, and autism. However, there are also those who consider addicts to be self-indulgent individuals who lack the will power to overcome addiction

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It’s Time to Start Talking About Addiction

It’s Time to Start Talking About Addiction

In our society, there is a lot of misinformation about addiction. It’s often portrayed as a moral failing and a choice that an individual person makes. But the reality is much different; addiction is not a choice or a moral failing, it is a disease and a major global health problem. It’s time to start to talking about how to replace the stigma surrounding addiction with increased knowledge about treatment options.  Please visit our “Addiction” page to learn more about this disease, and always consider contacting a psychologists for support....

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Psychopharmacology

Psychopharmacology

Generally speaking, psychopharmacology is the scientific study of drugs and medications that are used for psychological treatments. Oftentimes, these types of drugs influence an individual’s mood, emotions, behavior and patterns of thinking

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