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Understanding Codependence: How to Help an Addict

Loving -- But Not Helping -- An Addict Not too long ago, Melody Beattie barged into ...
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What is a “Normal” Teenager in the Age of High Tech?

Developmental Tasks of Adolescence In California, you can get a license to operate an automobile (a ...
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Is Hoarding an Addiction or Purely a Compulsive Behavior?

Is there a difference? What comes to mind when you read the word "addiction?" Does it make ...
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Compelling Evidence

A brief psychological overview of obsessive-compulsive disorders. Most people’s perceptions of obsession and compulsion – if ...
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Self-Defeating Behaviors and Psychological Flexibility

Utilizing Acceptance Commitment Therapy as a framework for dialogue. Patients sit in my office every day ...
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Can We Exercise Too Much?

Compulsive exercise can result in exercise dependence. I have always called myself an extreme health nut. I thought ...
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The Psychological Damage of Alcohol Abuse Can Be Lethal

The psychological damages of alcohol abuse trump the physical risks. A new study from University of Colorado ...
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What is an Addiction?

Disease, disorder, or depravity? In the decades since Alcoholics Anonymous first started, a number of other ...
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Six Hallmarks of Codependence.

Someone just called you “codependent,” are you? I regularly get questions from people who are upset ...
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The Neuroscience of Wanting and Pleasure

Wanting and liking are the basis of motivation, our psychological oxygen. Humans must find motivation to continue the ...
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