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Anxiety Disorders and Addictive Behaviors

Anxiety is something everyone experiences occasionally. Anxiety, or fear, can be a healthy response to certain situations. If we look at emotions from an evolutionary lens, anxiety serves an important role in keeping us safe. What Is the Purpose of Anxiety? For example, back in the caveman days, if there was a tiger lurking nearby [...]
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ADHD and Substance Use Disorder

Man Standing Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that affects someone’s ability to concentrate or leads to hyperactivity and impulsivity [1]. While everyone has difficulty concentrating or is impulsive at times, ADHD is a consistent pattern and interferes with someone’s ability to function in work, school, or in relationships. ADHD at a Glance These [...]
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Don’t Let Addiction & Grief Trigger Relapse From Addiction

Woman lying on sofa Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center In her 1993 book Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, Maya Angelou succinctly and powerfully described the profound pain that can occur in the aftermath of the loss of a family member, close friend, or another person of significance, also known as grief. “I can accept [...]
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