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The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group - Mehta - 2013 - Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine - Wiley Online Library

The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group - Mehta - 2013 - Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine - Wiley Online Library | Health Centred | Scoop.it
RT @tlassers: Thinking of quitting? The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has plenty of evidence to help smokers quit http://t.co/Rx7893DjKi…;
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Kirstie Alley Reveals What Triggered Her Cocaine Addiction - Huffington Post

Kirstie Alley Reveals What Triggered Her Cocaine Addiction - Huffington Post | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Crushable Kirstie Alley Reveals What Triggered Her Cocaine Addiction Huffington Post Kirstie Alley has made no secret of her past cocaine addiction, but in an interview with Howard Stern Wednesday, the actress revealed what drove her to use the...
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Addiction, Recovery & Taking Back Control of Our Lives - Bangor Daily News

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Addiction, Recovery & Taking Back Control of Our Lives
Bangor Daily News
Addiction progressively strips us of our identity. It takes over slowly, insidiously, and undetected. It chips away at the entirety of who we are.
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Five addiction experts weigh in on how Rob Ford could be helped - The Globe and Mail

Five addiction experts weigh in on how Rob Ford could be helped - The Globe and Mail | Health Centred | Scoop.it
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Five addiction experts weigh in on how Rob Ford could be helped
The Globe and Mail
The outrageous Rob Ford drama that unfurled last week at Toronto City Hall has turned a spotlight on substance abuse and addiction treatment.
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The schoolyard addiction of extreme porn - The Times (subscription)

The schoolyard addiction of extreme porn
The Times (subscription)
With typical good sense, Emma Thompson has said that she wrote a handbook on sex and emotion for her 13-year-old daughter.
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Getting drunk... without the alcohol (UK) - video

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Almost 9,000 people die from conditions related to alcohol each year in the UK.  A former government drugs advisor, Professor David Nutt, believes it is possible to have the sensation of alcohol - minus the risk to your health.


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Denial common among addicts: experts | Metro

Denial common among addicts: experts | Metro | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Not everyone who is addicted to alcohol or drugs engages in denial, but some go to extraordinary lengths to avoid the consequences of their actions, he said, even in the face of concrete evidence of serious problems that jeopardize their personal...
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Scientific evidence proves 'beauty sleep' is the real deal - KERO-TV 23

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Scientific evidence proves 'beauty sleep' is the real deal
KERO-TV 23
People often joke about needing their "beauty sleep," but researchers in Sweden have provided scientific evidence that we really do.
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Seeking New Methods to Treat Heroin Addiction - Science Daily (press release)

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Seeking New Methods to Treat Heroin Addiction
Science Daily (press release)
Sep. 26, 2013 — "Heroin itself is an inactive substance," explains Jørg Mørland, Norwegian forensic medicine and toxicology researcher.
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LA PARKER: Beating addiction takes support from family, community - The Trentonian

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LA PARKER: Beating addiction takes support from family, community
The Trentonian
Organizers expect approximately 200 participants for their inspirational event.
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Five Years of Population, Health, and Environment Programs: What Works and ... - New Security Beat

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Certain compulsive 'bad habits' to be re-classified as forms of OCD

Under the new DSM, they will be recognized as disorders when sufferers say their habits are interfering with their daily lives, causing them stress or leading to visible effects. Compulsive nail biting hasn't been recognized as a ...
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Are you an alcoholic? - Times Herald-Record

Are you an alcoholic? - Times Herald-Record | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Are you an alcoholic? Times Herald-Record Nearly seven decades ago, Marty Mann, one of the earliest members of Alcoholics Anonymous (her sponsor was AA cofounder Bill Wilson), decided she wanted to spread the message of recovery and educate the...
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Breaking the link between ADHD and addiction - Medical Xpress

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Breaking the link between ADHD and addiction Medical Xpress Adult sufferers of ADHD are two to three times more likely to experience substance abuse or dependence, but a research project which will map the genetic markers of the condition will help...
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Meth Madness: Overcoming the throes of addiction - WDEL 1150AM

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Meth Madness: Overcoming the throes of addiction
WDEL 1150AM
Hear one Wilmington man's story of survival from the throes of addiction. WDEL's Amy Cherry has more in the fifth and final installment of Meth Madness.
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Anger & Partners of Sex Addicts - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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Anger & Partners of Sex Addicts
PsychCentral.com (blog)
In my work with partners of sex addicts, I always want to look at the role that anger has played for the partner.
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Ecstasy drug addiction among students on the rise, say Psychiatrists - Daily News & Analysis

Ecstasy drug addiction among students on the rise, say Psychiatrists - Daily News & Analysis | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Ecstasy drug addiction among students on the rise, say Psychiatrists Daily News & Analysis In less than a month's time, the LTMG Sion hospital's psychiatry department has attended to two addicts, both from the lower socio-economic group, of the...
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Learn to let go. The sage is guided by what he feels and not by what he sees.

Learn to let go. The sage is guided by what he feels and not by what he sees. | Health Centred | Scoop.it
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McCrabb: Homeless man writes about 'hell' of alcohol addiction - Dayton Daily News

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McCrabb: Homeless man writes about 'hell' of alcohol addiction
Dayton Daily News
He's actually lived three very different lives: his preteen years in a Christian home; 26 years of being addicted to alcohol; and the last 16 months of sobriety.
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Gambling Addiction Impacts Decision-Making Area of Brain | Psych ...

Gambling Addiction Impacts Decision-Making Area of Brain | Psych ... | Health Centred | Scoop.it
A new research effort compares the similarities and differences in psychological profile and brain function among cocaine addicts and gambling addicts. In.
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If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got. ~ Tony Robbins

If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got. ~ Tony Robbins | Health Centred | Scoop.it
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Film looks at prescription opiate addiction - Stowe Today

Film looks at prescription opiate addiction - Stowe Today | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Film looks at prescription opiate addiction Stowe Today Director Bess O'Brien didn't know much about prescription drug addiction when she started work on “The Hungry Heart.” That changed over the eight months she spent interviewing young Vermonters...
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Steps Toward Recovery from Alcohol Addiction - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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Steps Toward Recovery from Alcohol Addiction
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Studies show that people become alcohol dependent due to a number of reasons, including personal issues, stress and peer pressure.
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Teenage cannabis users are more vulnerable to heavy drug addiction and psychosis - and genes drive up the risks

Teenage cannabis users are more vulnerable to heavy drug addiction and psychosis - and genes drive up the risks | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Scientists from the University of Montreal came to the conclusion after reviewing more than 120 studies looking at the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain.
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DSM-5: Handle with Care | The Neuropsychotherapist

DSM-5: Handle with Care | The Neuropsychotherapist | Health Centred | Scoop.it
Dr Joel Paris comments on the soon to be released DSM-5. ... Radical changes in classification will require much more knowledge about the causes of mental disorders.
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