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PTSD significantly increases the risk of alcohol abuse

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201023191035.htm “Having PTSD significantly increases the risk of developing alcohol use disorder, as individuals use alcohol to cope with stress and anxiety. Yet the underlying…

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Cocaine addiction: Impact of genetic mutations elucidated

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200925113652.htm Cocaine addiction is a chronic disorder with a high rate of relapse for which no effective treatment is currently available. Scientists recently demonstrated that…

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Childhood Trauma Caused by Sexual Abuse of Narcissistic Father

Children of narcissistic parents, who are now suffering from codependency symptoms, may be struggling to learn how to love themselves after narcissistic abuse. Narcissists tend…

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Consequences of Sexual Harm

Many people who suffer sexual abuse during childhood come to equate their sexuality with their self-worth. Over the years, the person may have come to…

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In gambling and gaming addictions, the reward occurs on-and-off and it’s unpredictable

What was once a way to decompress or blow off steam has morphed into pattern of behavior that’s downright addictive. Conceivable or no? https://t.co/ukTTekU7i0 —…

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Teenagers – higher rates of addiction when cannabis is legalised

Teenagers suffer higher rates of addiction when recreational cannabis is legalised – study https://t.co/HvLlCpuAy8 pic.twitter.com/3xmMhiHQv7 — Newshub (@NewshubNZ) November 14, 2019

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Emotional demands behind desire to over consume

http://bit.ly/2NMatPU We need to eat. Eating is a survival requirement. It’s how we eat, and why we eat the way we do, that needs to…

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Recovery is possible

http://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UM A photo from 2017 shows Valet with pockmarked, scabbed skin and deep, black circles beneath her eyes. The other shows the 25-year-old at her…

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Freedom v child health: China ban on online video games 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m

China is imposing a ban on online video games for minors between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. — restrictions that officials say…

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It’s your right to stay safe, even when taking drugs.

DRUG CHECKING TODAY: It’s your right to stay safe, even when taking drugs. Free, discreet & confidential. Wgtn only (for now) Level 4, 265 Wakefield…

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