3 months ago

Substance Dependence Forms Gradually And Typically Begins With Misuse

Addiction develops over time and usually begins with misuse, moves toward abuse and resulting in addiction.

• Misuse
To alleviate emotional or physical distress, a person could experiment with substances or alcohol. As an alterna read more...



3 months ago

Frequently Presenting Co-Occurring Disorders

Symptoms of common co-occurring disorders

The mental health issues that most routinely co-occur with chemical abuse are depression, anxiety conditions, and bipolar affective disorder.

Standard symptoms of depression

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3 months ago

Addiction Develops Over Time And Typically Begins With Misuse And Abuse

Addiction develops gradually and typically starts with misuse, moves toward abuse and leading to addiction.


• Misuse
To all read more...



3 months ago

Inherited Genetics And Alcoholism

Even though the prevalent hypothesis is that alcohol addiction is something that a person acquires on her own, there is a growing hypothesis that there may be a hereditary component to alcoholism. Many experts think that alcohol addiction can come read more...



3 months ago

Misuse And Abuse Of Alcohol

Alcohol abuse is defined as a habit of drinking alcohol that leads to one or more of the following circumstances within a 12-month period of time:

Failing to satisfy major employment, school, or home duties
Drinking in situations that read more...