Category: Addiction

The Love Cure for Addiction? Oxytocin Research Review

Woman Sitting Outside In Leaves A global research and review conducted into a deeper understanding of the dimensions and function of the Oxytocin elicited a groundbreaking theory. Also known as the “love hormone” or the “bonding drug,” Oxytocin is now believed to be closely-related to addictive behaviors such as alcohol and drug abuse. Researchers claim that poor development of Oxytocin [...]
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Soldiers & Stress – Find Healthy Outlets Other Than Drug Abuse

Soldier in a sunset The military is known for substance abuse and uses due to the extreme stress of war, long work hours, and other factors. Alcohol is available on and off military bases, and typically a discount on military installations. Studies have found that service members who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and experienced combat, are at [...]
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The Injured Veteran – Helping Our Heroes Overcome Addiction

Military veteran struggling with chronic pain The military culture can sometimes be characterized by rampant drinking, excessive prescription medication abuse and a “don’t ask don’t tell” approach when it comes to addiction. Wartime saw many doctors and medics desperate to treat soldiers for pain from combat injuries and prescription opiates were the easiest and quickest way to do so. This ended [...]
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Luxury Alcohol Rehab and What You Get For the Higher Price

Woman entering luxury rehab Most luxury alcohol rehab centers are thought of for celebrities and those who can financially afford it. With options being worldwide, these higher priced centers offer programs that are holistic, client focused, and an environment that helps clients stay motivated towards recovery. U.S. treatment Centers One such center is Aton Center in California. This center [...]
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Rise of Alcohol Use Disorders in Older Women

Older Woman standing on a deck overlooking the water When it comes to alcohol misuse and abuse disorders, many people may generally assume that this is something that commonly affects younger populations, including college students who are more prone to social drinking. However, this stigma overlooks the specific population of older women, who may be at increased for alcohol use disorders, specifically women age [...]
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