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Dopamine and Addiction.


Dopamine and Addiction

It is now clinically understood that the neurotransmitter Dopamine plays a central role in addiction. Most drugs of abuse, with the exception of benzodiazepines, have a direct effect on increasing the dopamine reward cycle in the brain. Once addicted the mere anticipation of getting high will...

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Researching Treatment Centers and Rehabs.


Researching Treatment Centers and Rehabs

If you suspect a loved one of having a drug problem, where do you go to find information? Information on drug addiction can be found in a variety of places. Even if you are the one with the addiction when you have as much information as possible about this disease, you will be better equipped to...

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The Risk of Alcoholism in Early Drinkers.


The Risk of Alcoholism in Early Drinkers

A recent study conducted by the National Institute of Health (NIH) looked into the association between teenage drinking and alcoholism. The study took into account such factors as history of alcoholism in the family, smoking, childhood antisocial behavior, and drug use. All of these factors are...

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Addiction Recovery - A Life Long Process.


Addiction Recovery - A Life Long Process

Addiction affects both the user and society, which means that both should be partners in the inpidual’s road to addiction recovery. In a lot of cases, addiction involves both periods of relapse and periods of recovery. It is during relapse that support from the people around the person...

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What are different kinds of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment options?.


What are different kinds of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment options?

Drug rehabilitation Centers offer a variety of programs that meet inpidual needs. The programs include: Residential (inpatient programs), Outpatient programs   and Short-stay options. Patients undergoing Long – Term Residential Treatment receives medical care 24 hours a day, usually...

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Choosing a Drug and Alcohol Rehab and Addiction Treatment Program.


Choosing a Drug and Alcohol Rehab and Addiction Treatment Program

When you or someone that you love is suffering from drug addiction and has considered treatment, the next step will be to choose a drug rehab center. This will be one of the most important and difficult decisions to make in your lifetime. Few of us know what to look for in a drug...

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