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A Quick Rundown On Strange Addictions

Strange Addiction You Never Knew Existed - Addiction Hope The word “addiction” connotes a harmful dependence on alcohol, nicotine, pills, cocaine or injectable substances such as heroin. Current obesity statistics show that addiction also can refer to food. Yet, addiction does not discriminate. People can and do become addicted to almost anything. Some addictions are downright strange – so strange that television series have [...]
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Is Fast Food The New Painkiller?

Is Fast Food Addictive - Addiction Hope When you hear people speak about addiction, the first things that come to mind are usually drugs like cocaine, heroin, alcohol and maybe even nicotine. Research, however, is beginning to show that many of the ingredients found it fast food can produce a similar addictive effect on the brain. Burgers, fried chicken, milkshakes, french fries [...]
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Addiction Professionals: Working with a Client Who Also Has a Co-Occurring Eating Disorder

Young female therapist thinking about a Client Who Has a Co-Occurring Eating Disorder Working with a client who has an addiction and co-occurring eating disorder can be a challenge. The therapist, depending on the severity of either issue will need to focus on the most life threatening disorder first. A study through the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) showed that up to one half of [...]
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