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An addictive relationship is an unhealthy situation in which you suffer cravings for the attention and presence of another person. It can lead to feelings similar to drug withdrawal if these needs are not met, including low self-esteem, helplessness, lack of self-confidence and passive behavior.
What causes alcoholism? Is it passed genetically through the family, or are there environmental factors that are more important? It is understood that the predisposition to alcoholism may be contributed by a number of factors including genetic makeup and social or environmental aspects.
Drug abuse is a very serious problem in many places in the world, particularly the United States. What starts out as a simple curiosity or use that is considered social may result in a serious addiction.
Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is a delayed clearing of drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms they are a little known and seldom discussed dager to recovery.
Drug and alcohol addiction is never suffered alone. Drug abuse affects all walks of society. Whether you or someone you care about is struggling with a dependency- there is effective treatment available. Listed below are basic questions to guide you on the way to recovery.
Being new in drug addiction recovery is not easy. Everything seems to take forever. We wonder will we ever 'get it'. Here are some proactive action steps you can employ to help things along.
Here are some actions that are most strongly suggested, in order to continue to be successful in drug addiction recovery for the long term.
Drug and alcohol addiction occurs because of 3 factors. The severity of occurance and part these factors play is different in each case.
Why is it that the addiction to drugs and alcohol is increasing everyday? No one asks to become a victim of alcohol addiction or drug addiction, so how does it happen?
In order for alcohol addiction recovery to occur, three ideas must merge together. Alcoholism recovery can be very complex or paradoxically, very simple. Here are three easily undrestood factors that should come together to have a goodchance of success and lifelong alcohol abstinence:
The need for addiction treatment may be evaluated by answering 5 easy questions. They should be answered 'yes' in order to move to the next question. A 'no' answer identifies a bump in the road to recovery and will require some work.