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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Marriage – Secret Affairs are a Path to Destruction

Couple standing on walkway Obviously, an affair is destructive because it is sex with someone other than your spouse, right! Well, hold on there for a moment. Yes, sex with another person is devastating, but you didn’t get there immediately, there are more insidious issues beneath the surface. Researchers and clinicians have long studied what makes marriages work, and [...]
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Recreational Use of Xanax: A Slippery Slope to Addiction

Woman Sitting Outside In Leaves Xanax has emerged as nothing short of a life-altering prescription drug for many individuals battling anxiety. It has allowed them to regain some control of their life, allowing them to live a more independent and active lifestyle. From 2005 to 2013, Xanax was the number one prescribed psychiatric medication in America. Yet, this popularity was [...]
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Alcohol Detox – What to Expect on the Hard Road to Recovery

Man in alcohol detox Treatment for alcohol dependence or alcoholism typically begins with detoxification, also known as alcohol detox, which is the complete cessation of alcohol consumption. Alcohol has consistently remained to be the most abused substance throughout history. Alcohol abuse, on varying levels of severity on the alcohol use disorder spectrum, affects around 10 percent of women and [...]
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