Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

Charles Frank

Substance use disorder: Signs, causes, and treatment

Substance use/misuse is highest among people aged 18 to 25. Stimulants include amphetamines, meth (methamphetamine), cocaine, methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, others) and amphetamine-dextroamphetamine (Adderall XR, Mydayis). They’re often used and misused in search of a “high,” or to boost energy, to improve performance at work or school, or to lose weight or control appetite. Synthetic cannabinoids, […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

Charles Frank

Is Social Media Addictive? Heres What the Science Says The New York Times

Social media addiction is an unhealthy dependence on interactive platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Like most dependencies, social media addiction manifests as overuse and difficulty in abstaining. All participants completed a set of questionnaires that was constructed and launched through a web-based survey tool, Qualtrics (Qualtrics International Incorporation). The research protocol of this […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

Charles Frank

What Is Addiction? Definition, Signs, Treatment, and More

This can create an unhealthy drive to seek more pleasure from the substance or activity and less from healthier activities. Alcohol use disorder is the most common substance addiction in the United States, followed by nicotine and marijuana. About 10% of people aged 12 or older in the U.S. have alcohol use disorder. A compulsion […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 12, 2024

Charles Frank

Pink Cloud: The Euphoria of Fresh Sobriety

It’s better to get this kind of support in place before you deal with life challenges after the pink cloud phase. The euphoria of pink clouding can make you feel like you’re, well, in a cloud. And when you’re on top of the world, you might not give too much thought to ordinary life below. […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

Charles Frank

Pornography Addiction: Why Pornography Is Addictive?

A 2019 study suggests that the prevalence of these disorders may be about 3–6%. However, the rates have been difficult to determine due to a lack of formal classification. Steele, V. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, published online July 16, 2013. Even worse, a routine company search of his computer revealed a few of the illegal […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

Charles Frank

Q&A:Moderate vs heavy drinking

The broadest category is that of “distilled spirits,” which includes numerous beverages, such as gin, rum, vodka, whiskey, scotch, bourbon, and premixed cocktails. Binge drinking — that is, drinking a lot in a short amount of time, such as four (for women) or five (for men) drinks in two hours — can be just as […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

Charles Frank

The popularity of microdosing of psychedelics: What does the science say?

Plus, there are inherent risks if you’re driving, operating machinery, parenting, and doing other activities that require alert attentiveness. With all of that in mind, here’s what some experts and research presume about the possible health benefits of microdosing — though again, this could change. Getting started with microdosing is not only legally difficult, but […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

Charles Frank

What Is Lean and Why Is it So Dangerous?

Ineligible respondents were notified of their ineligibility and thanked for their time. Eligible respondents were notified of their eligibility and asked if they would like to participate in the study. Eligible respondents who declined were thanked for their time and exited from the webpage, while eligible respondents who elected to participate started the survey. This […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 11, 2024

Charles Frank

Who Is Eligible for Ketamine Therapy?: Allied Psychiatry & Mental Health: Psychiatrists

But research shows that within 24 hours of the first dose of medically supervised ketamine, those lost connections start to regrow. The more synapses the patients grow, the better the antidepressant effects of ketamine are for them. Injection ketamine hydrochloride was available in vials of 5 ml each. A volume of 1 ml contained I.P […]

Alcohol Abuse

April 10, 2024

Charles Frank

What Is Sober Living for Women?

Our goal is to help young men prepare for independent living while providing a structured environment with access to ongoing recovery support, career opportunities, and educational opportunities. Halfway houses provide more freedom to residents than inpatient treatment programs. However, they still offer more structure and a larger support system than independent living. They offer a […]

Alcohol Abuse