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Would medication for alcohol and amphetamine addiction complicate a mini tummy tuck procedure? I'm struggling to overcome alcohol and amphetamine addiction with specialized therapy and counseling. The medications that help me with the withdrawal are cloni
Not a Good Idea: You should not undergo tummy tuck surgery or any other type of elective surgery while in the recovery phase of addictions. Patients should be medically, psychosocially, financially stable prior to proceeding with any type of elective surgery. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Addiction is a condition in which a person has a strong, persistent physical and psychological need for a habit-forming substance (such as alcohol, cigarettes, or cocaine) or an activity (such as gambling). The person usually suffers physical or psychological withdrawal symptoms if he is unable to continue getting what ...Read more
Is there a therapy center/retreat that focuses on food addiction? How can someone get funding to afford treatment?
What can I do if my online game addiction ruins my life, how to start therapy without professional help?
Professional is best: Get with your personal physician and into the evidence-based mental health care service community. If this is gambling, there is gambler's anonymous. Some compulsions may respond quickly to medication but you'll want a competent therapist for evaluation and guidance. The prices can be scaled -- and this is your life, so be prepared to do what you must. Best wishes. ...Read more
Very: Without "met", many patients will remain in denial, sabotage their treatment, offer resistance or quit treatment. Keeping the patient in treatment is key in the early phase of treatment. ...Read more
Conditioning for one: Addiction describes the psychological need to engaged in a certain behavior, use a certain substance, or something similar and can involve a large variety of entities. Over time an addict has closely associated the substance or behavior with postive reinforcement. The most common example would be euphoria from a drug. The key is to extinguish the behavior by having a negative reinforcement instead. ...Read more
CBT + 12-step perhap: I'd try an experienced cbt therapist who knows enough about gambling addiction and perhaps look for a good match with a 12-step group. Each is a bit different, so you might make a few trial visits to see if one fits for you. Good luck with this. Interesting, i just realized that like some gambling - it may be a mix of skill and luck - cool? ...Read more
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