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Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Do it til u feel it: Support groups (aa, na), exercise, other healthy activities, eating healthy, sleeping enough, sober fun... Even if you don't feel like it, getting in a routine of healthy activities will help. Acting your way into feeling better and thinking more clearly is far more effective than waiting until you think or feel differently so you can do things differently. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Drug Allergy (Definition)

A drug allergy occurs when a person is sensitive to a medicine. Signs of allergy can include itching, rashes, breathing problems and even life threatening problems like low blood pressure and anaphylaxis. Hepatitis can occur with severe drug allergies. It is imperative to stop the ...Read more


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What is the most successful treatment program for alcohol abuse and drug abuse?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What is the most successful treatment program for alcohol abuse and drug abuse?

Addiction: Aa & na groups, also deterrents such as antabuse, (disulfiram) campral, zyban, etc., depending on the type of substances used. ...Read more

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Five months clean about to start outpatient.Drug abuse program what should I expect?

Five months clean about to start outpatient.Drug abuse program what should I expect?

Work the program: One day at a time. Recovery will take daily effort, use all the resources, support, help available. You will need it all. Good to start. Recovery is a life long process. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for drug abuse?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for drug abuse?

Depends on drug: Opiate abuse can be treated with several medications. Alcohol abuse as well, although not as successfully. Several advertised treatments aren't universally accepted. The best treatment for drug abuse is an approach that includes the entire person, looking for underlying causes for the drug problem, 12-step program & drug/alcohol counseling. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for prescription drug abuse?

What is the treatment for prescription drug abuse?

It could be home or: Drug rehab facility, check on those they are avialable. ...Read more

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Can substance abuse treatment programs really work?

Can substance abuse treatment programs really work?

Yes: In my experirnce the right program which encompass not only the addiction problem but also the aftercare have tremendous results. One such program is the clarity program out of farmingtom, mi. Great, dedicated people with a caring, confidential, and patented approach to get your life back! ...Read more

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Should someone who uses a drug on a daily basis seek out substance abuse treatment?

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Should someone who uses a drug on a daily basis seek out substance abuse treatment?

Yes: It is better to get help there might be options you are not aware of that might benefit plus you would get counseling and be involved in a support group. ...Read more

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How can I find substance abuse treatment center information in maine?

How can I find substance abuse treatment center information in maine?

SAMSHA: The substance abuse mental health administration has an online tool, and a help line. http://www.samhsa.gov/treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having really want to help him. Any ideas on how to find a good substance abuse treatment center?

I'm having really want to help him. Any ideas on how to find a good substance abuse treatment center?

Clarity: There are many treatment centers, one I have found to be most effective is the clarity program which is an intensive outpatient opioid treatment program (ioot). The program is run by the eagle advancement institute in farmington, mi. ...Read more

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How does drug abuse ruin a persons life?

How does drug abuse ruin a persons life?

Many ways: Drug addiction is a medical disease which can have devastating results on a personal, emotional, social, and work level. The person using drugs is usually unaware or reluctant to admit their problem until its too late. Act now! ...Read more

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How much should I worry about drug abuse?

How much should I worry about drug abuse?

Wow, tough question!: That is a very difficult question to answer as drug abuse can vary on so many different levels with so many different drugs. Abuse of caffeine (yes, it's a drug) is much different than abusing cocaine, heroin or other illegal drug. A good start to figuring out whether you need to worry is if using the drug causes any consequences in your life. If so, then yes, i would say you need to worry. ...Read more

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What can cause mdd with feat.Phsyco? No drug abuse. Thanks.

What can cause mdd with feat.Phsyco? No drug abuse. Thanks.

Neurochemicals: Neurochemical changes in the brain. Psychotic features are usually seen with severe major depression or sometimes with bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some diseases brought by drug abuse?

Could you tell me what are some diseases brought by drug abuse?

Many: Drug or substance abuse can be at the helm of many disease states which can affect your mental, psychological, and physiological systems in your body. The list is long and includes every organ system causing accelerated or preventable damage to your body. ...Read more

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How can you feel about drinking and drug abuse?

Abuse = problem: I am not sure if i understand what u r looking for. If you have a drinking or drug abuse problem you should seek help for it sooner rather than later. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is drug abuse considered a matter of public health?

Is drug abuse considered a matter of public health?

Drug abuse: Yes it most certainly is. Due to this there is a flurry of legislation, guidelines, restrictions that will ultimately impact on the use of medications to the detriment of the patients. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what effect does alcohol and drug abuse have on teenagers?

Nothing good: No teenager should be experimenting or using alcohol or drugs. The detrimental effects on young adults can only lead to long term problems. ...Read more

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They used cocaine heavily and stopped, would their be any lasting effects from the drug abuse or not?

They used cocaine heavily and stopped, would their be any lasting effects from the drug abuse or not?

Probably: These might be apparent or unclear unless someone knew how to test for them. Consider psychoneurological testing for a serious evaluation. Also the heavy use will have altered one's relationships with people, work and family. There might be good cause to get help in sorting things out. Takes courage. ...Read more

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What is the most successful treatment program for alcohol abuse and drug abuse?

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Addiction: Aa & na groups, also deterrents such as antabuse, (disulfiram) campral, zyban, etc., depending on the type of substances used. ...Read more

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Amphetamine Abuse (Definition)

In the current diagnostic code, "abuse" is reserved for a milder form of addiction than the diagnosis of dependence. Just think of addiction as an abnormal attachment to the substance, compulsive use, and problems controlling its use in ...Read more


Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Urine Drug Screen (Definition)

A urine drug screen is a way to test urine to evaluate possibly use of steroids or various drugs it can test for components of certain chemicals and is very sensitive even for certain meds or drugs which may have been used ...Read more