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2014-10-09 23:10:51

Alastair Mordey, Programme Director of The Cabin Chiang Mai addiction treatment centre will be joining Asia’s leading addiction professionals at the International Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation Conference – PREVENT 2014 in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan on 15-16 October, 2014. The Conference aims to enable delegates will share their knowledge and expertise with the goal of improving current addiction prevention strategies and rehabilitation standards currently employed in the region....

poker
2014-09-14 05:25:30

Springer Study suggests most gamblers who play responsibly enjoy the experience and exhibit no problems People who are in control of their gambling habits play for fun and like the idea of possibly winning big. They set limits on how much money and time they can spend, and they are likely to gamble on the internet. But gambling is just one of several leisure activities these players undertake. In contrast, gambling is a form of escapism for problem players and often their only social...

Eating Is Addictive: Study
2014-09-11 03:53:37

University of Edinburgh People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests. An international team of scientists has found no strong evidence for people being addicted to the chemical substances in certain foods. The brain does not respond to nutrients in the same way as it does to addictive drugs such as heroin or cocaine, the researchers say. Instead, people can develop a psychological...

workaholics unite
2014-08-15 04:29:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly one in 10 employees suffer from some form of workaholism, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) Department of Psychosocial Science claim in research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal PLOS ONE. In the study, postdoctoral fellow Cecilie Schou Andreassen and her colleagues recruited 2,160 participants between the ages of 18 and 70 randomly selected from a central registry of employers and...

2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) released the report “Problem Gambling in the 21st Century Healthcare System: Implications of the DSM-5, ACA and Parity for Problem Gambling Treatment and Advocacy” to provide policy makers, counselors, problem gamblers and their families...

2014-07-16 23:13:20

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has launched a new Gambling Addiction section of its website at http://aforeverrecovery.com/behavioral-addictions/gambling-addiction/ Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...

2014-06-26 23:05:24

Video game addiction has recently become recognized as a clinical disorder and TreatmentHelp has announced the top causes of video game addiction to spread awareness. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It was not until recently that video game addiction has become recognized as a clinical disorder. Classified under the category of behavior disorders, video game addiction involves excessive time spent on the computer or in front of the TV, hindering social relationships and daily...

2014-06-17 11:01:12

University of Iowa Health Care Problem may be biologically related to PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and antisocial personality A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling. "Our work clearly shows that pathological gambling runs in families at a...

2014-06-17 08:25:33

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can't stop yourself from yet one more costly trip to the mall, if you can't resist the urge to splurge, no matter wherever and whenever it strikes, hope is finally here. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118630 A just-published study by Dr. April Benson and colleagues indicates that a new form of psychological treatment can significantly decrease the severity and the frequency of compulsive buying behavior. Following...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.