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Addiction: A Matter of Choice?

High levels of dopamine take the freedom out of free choicea Nobody chooses to be addicted. But as people become increasingly hooked, they ...

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Eight Surprising Parallels Between Food and Drug Addictions

Food may be just as addictive as drugs or alcohol. Although the jury is still out, a growing body of evidence ...

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Not All Abusers Are Created Equal

Pathology is often the missing piece when looking at the domestic violence or a Just as not all victims are the ...

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Does Willpower Play a Role in Addiction Recovery?

We tend to oversimplify concepts such as powerlessness and willpower. By now, the research is clear: Addiction is a chronic brain disease, not a matter ...

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Dependent Variables

Do behavioral addictions really exist? Earlier this week, I attended and was the opening speaker at the 1st International Conference on ...

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Relapse

Relapse does not have to be part of addiction recovery. Generally, when an addict is sent to or voluntarily enters treatment, ...

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Neuroplasticity and Addiction Recovery

Understanding how the brain heals creates new treatment options for addicts. We used to think that the brain, once damaged, could ...

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Whither Willpower?

Addiction and Self-Control More Generally Addiction is confusing.  Both to the addict, as we're told.  And of course also to those around the addict. AA’s ...

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Psychology of Food and Alcohol Addictions

Importance of breaking a bad habit We are all creatures of habit, both good and bad; while creating good habits can ...

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Leaving the Nest: A Father’s View

It's tough saying goodbye There is an abundance of stories today about members of the Millennial Generation aka Gen Y living ...

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