Childhood Trauma and Addiction -The Intriguing Association

How Childhood Trauma Creates Adult Addicts Drug and alcohol addiction is exceedingly widespread in the United States, affecting around 22.6 million people. Addiction is usually stigmatized by the society and is often depicted as a dangerous habit of the criminal and weak-minded people. However, despite being stigmatized, addiction is definitely more intricate than how the…

Process Addiction: Major Types and Treatment Methods

Process addiction or behavioral addiction, unlike a substance addiction, refers to the abnormal behavior conditions interfering with one’s everyday functions by distorting one’s physical, social, familial and psychological relationships. Because these addictions are not fatal and life threatening as substance addiction, they are often ignored by the people. However, the process addiction is harmful for…

Whу 28-30 Dау Rеhаb Prоgrаmѕ аrеn’t Idеаl

Thе ѕtоriеѕ аbоut сеlеbritiеѕ bоunсing in аnd оut оf the rehab fоr thеir ѕubѕtаnсе аbuѕе рrоblеmѕ аrе рrеttу соmmоn. Thiѕ givеѕ сrеdеnсе tо thе miѕсоnсерtiоn thаt аll аddiсtѕ fаil аt lеаѕt оnсе оn thеir rоаd tо rесоvеrу. Fаlling bасk intо ѕubѕtаnсе аbuѕе dоеѕ hарреn tо ѕоmе реорlе, but it dоеѕ nоt hаvе tо. Lоng-tеrm drug…

Recovery from PCP Addiction

PCP was initially introduced in United States of America during 1950s, as an anesthetic to be used in a hospital environment.  Despite initially being judged safe for use, it was quickly discontinued due to the severe and dangerous side effects experienced by the patients following administration. PCP is a hallucinogenic and a synthetic dissociative drug…

Methadone Use During Pregnancy

Methadone is a drug used for the treatment of opioid addiction. It, itself belongs to opioid category. Primarily, it is used in heroin addiction treatment. Methadone is very addictive and extremely potent. Its use is controversial in the treatment of addiction because it is like trading one addiction for the other. However, according to a…

Heroin Abuse During Pregnancy

Heroin is one of the well-known Opioid drugs. It is a synthetic illicit drug made from Morphine, a naturally existing opioid that can be obtained from seedpods of a variety of opium poppy plants. These opioid drugs are commonly used for their potential of relieving and inducing a euphoric effect to calm the suffering of…