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Addiction and the Brain

by Ray Sadoun ǀ August 2, 2021

Addiction and the brain The chemicals in substances such as nicotine, alcohol, amphetamines, and opiates cause a neurochemical reaction that releases artificial, but intense levels of dopamine. As the addiction becomes stronger, natural levels of dopamine in the brain are decreased (1) meaning that habitual drug users find little pleasure in anything other than abusing […]

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Addiction and Addictive Personality

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 22, 2021

Addiction and Addictive Personality A person with an addictive personality is more likely to develop an addiction to something. When thinking of addiction many people conjure up images of hopeless drug addicts with no prospects, but the reality is that anyone can develop an addiction. People can become addicted to many things, some of the […]

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Signs of Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 15, 2021

Signs of Alcohol Abuse and Addiction Alcohol abuse is a dangerous condition, killing and impacting the health of millions of people every year [1]. If you suspect that you or someone you know might be abusing alcohol, it can be a frightening prospect. One of the reasons the condition is so problematic is that it […]

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Do I Have an Alcohol Problem?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 14, 2021

Do I Have an Alcohol Problem – the Signs, Support and Next Steps Trying to figure out if you have a problem with alcohol can be very difficult. How are you supposed to know whether you are addicted? Alcohol abuse affects millions of people around the world [1], and is extremely dangerous. Getting the right […]

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Addiction is a Feelings Disease

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 13, 2021

Addiction is a Feelings Disease When someone is suffering from an addiction, it’s common to see spouses, family members, friends and colleagues become emotional as they witness someone they care about struggle. However, what people might not consider is that many of the same emotions loved ones and families feel watching someone struggle with an […]

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Drug-induced Psychosis

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 12, 2021

Drug-induced Psychosis Psychosis is defined in the dictionary as a mental disorder characterised by symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. A person suffering from psychosis will most often interpret reality differently from those around them and will not change their beliefs despite being shown evidence that what they believe is not real. Delusions may cause […]

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How to Help an Alcoholic Colleague or Employee

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 11, 2021

How to Help an Alcoholic Colleague or Employee Alcoholism can affect anyone, and that includes any level of employee within a company. Whether it’s the person sat across the desk from you, or someone you rely on for guidance and leadership, the condition does not discriminate. It is a difficult thing to deal with in […]

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Is Addiction a Family Illness?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 7, 2021

Is Addiction a Family Illness? Addiction is frequently thought of as a disease that affects just one person. This person is usually dependent on the addictive substance and is unable to break a cycle of abuse. This is a common and understandable misconception that a lot of people have. However, addiction and substance abuse can […]

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Signs And Symptoms Of Cocaine Addiction

by Ray Sadoun ǀ July 4, 2021

Am I Addicted To Cocaine Commonly sold as a white powdered substance, cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug that is usually snorted, injected, smoked or rubbed on the gums. It is extracted from two different types of coca leaves and produces a euphoric high and temporary burst of confidence, making it a popular party […]

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