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Alcohol Addiction: What is it, How Is it Treated and How do Family and Friends help themselves?

What is alcohol addiction? Alcohol addiction (alcoholism) involves problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, having to drink more to get the same effect, or having withdrawal symptoms when you rapidly decrease or stop drinking. It doesn’t matter what type of alcohol you consume or the… Read More Alcohol Addiction: What is it, How Is it Treated and How do Family and Friends help themselves?

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Problem Gambling: What is it and How is it treated?

Problem Gambling Problem gambling (gambling addiction or compulsive gambling) is classified by the DSM – 5 as an addiction disorder with sufferers exhibiting many similarities to those who have substance addictions. It is defined as an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences, to the person or their families, or a desire to stop. Symptoms There are… Read More Problem Gambling: What is it and How is it treated?