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Impulse Control and Alcohol Abuse

Impulse control problems are common among people who abuse alcohol. When someone struggles with impulse control, they are unable to resist engaging in behaviors that cause them, or others, harm. Impulse control disorder (ICD) is a newly defined type of personality disorder. ICD often co-occurs with alcohol abuse. An ICD called “intermittent explosive disorder” features […]

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How a Spouse is Affected By a Partner’s Addiction

Marriage can suffer greatly when one partner is struggling with addiction. Spouses are deeply affected by the other’s substance use, to the point that real damage can be done. Substance abuse puts so much pressure on a marriage on top of normal daily demands. So much, in fact, that sometimes the union will not be […]

The Benefits of Holistic Health and Wellness Practices on Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Holistic Health and Wellness Practices on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Recovery By Adam Douglas Heyes, M.A. Edited by Jonathan Beazley, CADC-CAS, RAS II Bodhi Addiction Treatment and Wellness “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” ~World Health Organization What does […]