MORE THAN JUST A DISEASE RELAP...

Relapse can always bring a full stop to a refreshed curing therapy. What causes this to happen? As cited below through a few examples, are negative emotional states, physical discomfort, positive emotional states, conflicts with others etc.etc. Most important to remember is that relapse doesn’t mean that the treatment process is a failure or the […]

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ECT- A prompt and effective cu...

It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

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Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

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Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

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Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

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Tag Archives: alcohol addiction

Are Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Effective?

Before knowing about how effective are Alcohol rehabilitation programs, it is vital to know what are alcohol rehabilitation programs for?

Do you know drug abuse especially the alcohol has become the highest cause of injury-related death in the world, almost killing around 44,000 people every half yearly?

And also, according to the substance abuse and mental health services survey, more than 90% of the people who require drug rehabilitation mostly do not ge...

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My Brother My Hero!

Alcohol Addiction

That day when he was admitted to the ICU and the doctor said that he had only 48 hours. It was devastating; he had had so much alcohol and was out of control. He had liver cirrhosis and pancreatitis. The whole world came crashing down on me. And I couldn’t stop cursing my father for it. Sitting outside the ICU room, I went into a flashback. When my father was alive, we would all dread as the evening approached...

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Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Alcohol Addiction

                             14 million people in India are dependent on alcohol and in need of help

 

What is Alcoholic dependence syndrome?

 

The majority of us might come across people who use alcohol regularly. They might be dependent on alcohol both physically and/ or psychologically. This is  known as ‘alcohol dependence’. It’s otherwise known as ‘alcoholism’...

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol Addiction

Thinking of quitting alcohol? Worried of how you would manage the withdrawal symptoms?  But a bit of a difficulty is worth it for a sober life. And we are here to help you manage it.

What are withdrawal symptoms?

The individual might encounter alcohol withdrawal syndrome when he/she tends to have a physical dependence on alcohol. In other cases, sudden halt of alcohol also leads to the same result.

What’s happening inside?

Due to the excessive drinking, the br...

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