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Doctor insights on: Getting Rid Of Cocaine Addiction

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Are there treatment options for cocaine addiction?

Are there treatment options for cocaine addiction?

New vaccine made: A vaccine against Cocaine is under development and has shown some good results in lab animals. An effective human vaccine may be 15-20 years away. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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What's usually recommended for getting rid of my addiction?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of my addiction?

12 step, rehab: Going into a rehab, avoiding people, places, and things that trigger craving or addiction. 12 step programs like aa or na to help with your recovery, and being around people who are supportive of your recovery. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of PC addiction?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of PC addiction?

Get help: Like any "drug" that causes pleasure, one can get addicted to the computer. This is a great website that helps you to better understand things: http://www.Helpguide.Org/mental/internet_cybersex_addiction.Htm. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of my addiction to porn!?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of my addiction to porn!?

Dr. Marty Klein...: ... Psychologist & sexologist, suggests we explore the way we think about porn & sex: "the concept of 'sex addiction' really rests upon the assumption that sex is dangerous. There's the sense that we frail humans are vulnerable to the devil's temptations of pornography, masturbation, 'promiscuity, ' & extramarital affairs, & that if we yield, we become 'addicted.'" more @ http://www.Martyklein.Com. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of my food addiction?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of my food addiction?

Group or Individual: Where do you feel most comfortable being vulnerable? The truth is that food addictions are complicated and individual. You might benefit from a support group where people talk about the emotional connections to food addiction. Individual therapy or nutritional counseling could help too. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to completely get over a crack cocaine addiction? I used for eight months and have been clean for 35 days now.

Congratulation: congratulation,you are already a winner since you took the first step toward your addiction. addiction is a tricky thing usually they tell you that you will always be vulnerable,never under estimate the power of drugs,alcohol,smoking. so you are already 35 days clean keep going into this path ,and never consider yourself immune from the drugs because you have been clean for 35 days, ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a glambing addiction?

How do I get rid of a glambing addiction?

GA: Gamblers anonymous is a great place to start. It is free & anonymous. You will gain an automatic support system and learn better ways to cope. ...Read more

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What are the ways to make my roommate get rid of his wow addiction?

What are the ways to make my roommate get rid of his wow addiction?

Online game addict'n: Online gaming addiction is a real problem, first, you can't make someone stop any addiction, they have to want to. If yr roommate wants to stop, abstinence is the first step in any recovery process. Delete the game from the computer or avoid the computer altogether. Support groups are the main help. Olganon is the group for this problem. Only problem is the meetings are online. ...Read more

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How to make my roommate get rid of his world of warcraft addiction?

Probably no way: The only thing that "might" help is to talk respectfully about how you feel. Asking if there are things you do that bring up similar feelings for them. It's a short-cut that sounds good, (but probably isn't) to think about "making" anyone do anything. You also probably can't do it without undue force anyway. ;-). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these addictions without putting a lot of stress on my body?

How do I get rid of these addictions without putting a lot of stress on my body?

12 step & counseling: I have seen people recover from addictions to alcohol, drugs, sex, gambling, toxic relationships, etc. With a combination of 12 step programs and psychotherapy. You can find a psychologist close to you here: locator.Apa.Org/ be well, . ...Read more