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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...

2014-06-10 13:18:19

The Kavli Foundation Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists say, they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes. A group of addiction...

2014-06-05 23:02:00

Internet Addiction Disorder Facts, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/internet-addiction-disorder/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 It is without a doubt that the Internet has become a part of people’s everyday lives, especially for youth. The constant development in the use of technology has become even more tremendous than it already is. This is when abuse comes into the picture, which is now being referred to as Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)....

2014-05-29 23:13:55

This conference will focus on providing education and resources for mental health professionals who work with families and individuals facing chemical dependency and process addictions. Attendees will have an opportunity to earn 18 CEUs while learning from esteemed experts in the field of addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Lifestyle Intervention Conference has announced its lineup of keynote presenters for their 4th annual event this October 6-8, 2014. LIC 2014 will return...

2014-05-21 13:44:01

St. Michael's Hospital Homeless clients using services at Toronto's Good Shepherd Ministries are nearly nine times more likely to have a history of problem or pathological gambling than the general population, a new study from St. Michael's Hospital has found. "Intuitively, one might think there's a connection between problem gambling and homelessness but very few studies have explored this in any depth.," said Dr. Flora Matheson, a research scientist with St. Michael's Centre for...

2014-04-10 23:26:38

Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released the Anchor Weight Management Certification Program to help therapists, nutritionists, coaches and personal trainers add to their current approaches to treating food and body image issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, a Denver medical weight loss doctor and author of “The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook,” has released...


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