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What mind-body treatments are there for people with drug addictions?

What mind-body treatments are there for people with drug addictions?

Many: There are many- biofeedback, hypnosis, therapy, support groups- such as aa, na, a effective psychologist can help guide you through these treatements. A healthy diet and exercise are vital as well. ...Read more

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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 is the treatment for hydro addiction?

What is the treatment for hydro addiction?

Get Help: Recognize your issue. Get professional help commit to change and to do whatever is necessary to effect it. Suboxone is valuable in overcoming the physical addiction. See an addiction specialist or suboxone doctor. Detox won't work without behavioral changes. Check out naabt.Org. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for poker addiction?

What is the treatment for poker addiction?

2 parts of treatment: Counseling may be provided on a one to one basis (individual) or in a group. Most of the time, both kinds of counseling are necessary for successful treatment. Medications may be prescribed, if mood instability has been a problem. Gamblers anonymous is often helpful. ...Read more

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Whatis the best addiction treatment program?

The one that works: The 12-step programs have been very successful. However, there are other methodologies that work. Like most mental health treatments, you must fit the patient to the treatment modality. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gambling addiction?

What is the treatment for gambling addiction?

I'm glad you asked: There are a variety of cognitive and medication-based treatments. Of all the addictions, this is the one most likely to lead to suicide. Think of those who you love, and who love you. You are CERTAIN to lose this if the behavior continues. Let this give you the strength to go along with treatment. ...Read more

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How does Suboxone treatment for addiction work?

How does Suboxone treatment for addiction work?

Suboxone is ....: Not a pure opioid but it blocks the same opioid receptors as opioids do. It is different because it does not activate the receptors like a pure opioid and does not give you the same type of response. So no good feelings that require a gradual increase in dosage like pure opioid. Suboxone is used to allow you to get off an opioid fairly comfortably and the keep cravings at bay. ...Read more

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What happens in an addiction treatment center?

What happens in an  addiction treatment center?

Your brain heals: You are provided a safe, therapeutic environment where you can be evaluated by a treatment team that designs a program that addresses the biological underpinnings of addiction while teaching you social skills, stress management and ways to maintain healthy relationships with loved ones. Relapse prevention lessons will be repeated and repeated. ...Read more

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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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What is the best treatment for pain pill addiction?

What is the best treatment for pain pill addiction?

Addictionologist: Addiction is best treated by an expert physician especially an addictionologist. Long-term success would be best if directed by a specialist in such treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lottery ticket addiction?

What is the treatment for lottery ticket addiction?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of gamblers anonymous. ...Read more