Substance Abuse Rehabilitation

Substance abuse causes substance addiction. It is a chronic disease characterized by the compulsive need to seek sub irrespective of its harmful effects. It causes lasting changes in the brain. In order to recover and undo effects of the substance, the individual and his family members must undertake rehabilitative measures. Rehabilitation helps encourage the addicted […]

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10 Things people who have over...

Alcohol addiction is more than just a drinking problem. It is a biological, progressive, chemical and a fatal disease. It can enlighten a sense of urgency and necessity due to its dependence but overcoming an addiction is so entrenched it is not an easy feat. People who have overcome addiction have been sailed two ships; […]

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Depression in Women

One in four women experiences depression at some point in time in their life. And women are twice as likely to experience clinical depression than men. Still wondering why the women in your life are crying most of the time, or feeling persistently sad, and has no interest in anything. Here is your answer: she […]

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The Family Impact: The social disadvantage and subordination of women on the one hand. And the rapid socio-cultural and economic changes on the other have significantly altered traditional structures and institutions within society. Such changes are invariably associated with social upheaval and drug abuse is a known outcome of such change. Drug abuse poses various […]

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Reinventing Mindful Eating

Reinventing Mindful Eating: Eating is an inevitable activity of everyday life. There was a time when this activity was carried on with utmost mindfulness, i.e. prayers were offered before beginning the meals, and after ending the meals slokas like Annapoorne Sada Poorne, Shankara Prana Vallabhe, Trayam were recited. Offering supplication (Du’ä) by Islam followers during the meal, […]

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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Is alcoholism a disease?

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Alcoholism is a disease

Yes, Alcoholism is a disease. It is a disease, like diabetes, pneumonia and heart disease. For many years alcohol addiction was considered a flaw of character causing individuals to make poor choices but science now shows that alcohol addiction is a complex amalgamation of many factors. They are:

  • Alcoholism is a chemicaldisease

Alcohol breaks down its substance different...

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11 Warning signs of Alcoholism

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11 warning signs of alcoholism

We all drink; at occasions, at social events, etc. but when this drinking consumes our living is when we need to caution ourselves and take a step back. It’s hard to recognize when your alcohol consumption has crossed the line from social use to alcohol abuse. Seeking and finding ways to drink is like threading on dangerous territory. You can never judge when alcoh...

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Functional Alcoholic Symptoms

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More about functional alcoholism

Everyone knows that alcohol is bad for you and yet so many of us are unable to stop ourselves from being addicted to drinking. We rationalize and pacify ourselves stating that at least we are not alcoholics. We can totally in control of ourselves and still function and this is exactly what a functional alcoholic is!

A functional alcoholic is someone who is addicted...

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Difference between Obsession and Compulsion

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Obsession and compulsion simplified

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder wherein an individual experiences recurring and undesirable thoughts, sensations or ideas which is known as obsessions that compels them to carry out behaviour on repetition which is known as compulsions.

Let’s understand the difference between Obsession and Compulsion;

  Obsessions Compulsions
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