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how do i know if my son has an addiction

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Children suffer: There is a higher prevalence of depression, anxiety, eating disorders and suicide attempts among coas than among their peers. In addition, coas are 3- ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
No particular reason: Addictive brain gets wired differently after addiction - learn more at http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Be careful: I'm really urging you NOT to try to find out w/out his knowing. It can appear to put you in the wrong and perhaps still not give you a solid course of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Taking together. But some patients with late night craving may have better control with am and night dose. Discuss with prescriber
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This : This is a little cryptic. Can you explain what you mean by "a resource"? Also what did you mean by the first sentence of the paragraph in small prin ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Disease of Addiction: This could be the Suboxone but it also depends on where he is in his withdrawal or post acute withdrawal process. It may be best to get help in person ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: You said the key word "Addiction". Can be psychological & more so physiological. Addiction entails continued use inspite of awareness of health c ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction Medicine: An addiction medicine doctor can help you. Many of these are psychiatrists, but some are also family physicians, internists, and others. You can che ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like the only help your son is seeking out is his primary care provider (pcp) for help with his anxiety. This is a tricky situation because ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Could be anything: Getting "high" usually includes a sense of euphoria and decreased inhibition. The symptoms you describe could be from abuse of almost anything or even ... Read More
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