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What sort of disorder is co-codamol addiction?

What sort of disorder is co-codamol addiction?

Very common: Co-codamol (is a non-proprietary name used to denote a particular compound analgesic, a combination of Codeine phosphate and paracetamol (acetaminophen). Co-codamol tablets are used for the relief of mild to moderate pain when paracetamol or nsaids such as ibuprofen, Aspirin or Naproxen alone do not sufficiently relieve a patient's symptoms. ...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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How can you argue that internet addiction is a real disorder?

How can you argue that internet addiction is a real disorder?

It's controversial: There is a concept of "process addictions"-gambling, sex, internet (which can be both sex;gambling and other things), compulsive dangerous activity (adrenaline "junkies), which some people feel are an addictive disorders while others think it is a variation of an obsessive-compulsive disorder. There is argument about the line between bad habits and disorders, but there is no doubt folks need help. ...Read more

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What is an internet addiction? Is it real?

New phenomenon: Internet addiction can be used to describe some people who spend an excessive amount of time on line, are unable to limit the time they spend on the net, and have family or social problems as a result of the " addiction". Unlike drug or alcohol addiction, internet addiction may be a form of obsessive compulsive disorder in some people. In others, it could be a way of avoiding people/ socialization. ...Read more

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How common is online gambling addiction?

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How common is online gambling addiction?

Unknown : Potentially could be very prevelent and may be more problematic as technologies improve. Researchers think its growing among young populations. ...Read more

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What is disassociation dysmorphia?

What is disassociation dysmorphia?

Complex issues: Dissociative dysmorphia is when a person has a psychological disconnect to the body, usually due to trauma, and is often commonly found in women with eating disorders. For example, they may feel obese and disconnected to their bodies and sexuality when they are victims of abuse. This is more complex than this forum allows. Seek the help of a psychologist or psychiatrist in this case. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is antisocial personality disorder?

Theresa Yang Dr. Yang
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What sort of problem is antisocial personality disorder?

Personality disorder: This disorder in adults is characterized by impulsiveness, irresponsible and brash behavior, lack of remorse, irritability, aggressiveness, and disregard for social norms and the law. It's the personality disorder associated with criminal offenders (through not all criminals have aspd and vice versa), and can be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the complete cure for obsessive compulsive disorder?

What is the complete cure for obsessive compulsive disorder?

Psychotherapy + Meds: Ocd responds very well to cognitive behavioral psychotherapy and certain types of medications. Try to have an evaluation with a psychiatrist or psychologist who specialize in anxiety disorders. If money is an issue, think about your local community mental health center. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is internet addiction a recognized mental illness?

Can you let me know is internet addiction a recognized mental illness?

Yes & no: Many professionals think that behavioral addictions are not legitimate, just "bad habits." but if a behavior takes over your life or interferes with other major parts of life, it may be that the behavior (internet, gambling, sex, food, etc) is affecting yr brain chemistry similar to an intoxicating chemical. Abstinence & support from others helps, see http://www.Netaddiction.Com/. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is drug addiction?

Destructive: Drug addiction postpones living life to the full and sometimes accelerates death. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for obsessive compulsive disorder?

Meds and therapy: Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically. ...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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I have an addiction issue. Is there a distinction between specific types of gambling addictions?

I have an addiction issue. Is there a distinction between specific types of gambling addictions?

Not really: If you "throw good money after bad, " spend more than you can afford, and compulsively continue after losing, it is a gambling problem. Doesn't matter if its poker, scratch tickets, horse races, internet games or roulette at monte carlo. Gambling problems are treated similarly, but you should see a mental health worker with experience treating addiction. South oaks hospital on li is one. ...Read more

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Help! exactly what is personality disorder?

Cellular structures: X-ray is ionizing radiation. That is, it is capable of delivering sufficient energy to the body tissues to form free radical ions that can damage cellular dna. Some of the damaged areas can be repaired by normal repair mechanisms. Some are not. Some of the damage may cause premature cell death and the cells are replaced. Rarely the damage can induce a tumor years or decades later. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

Seroius: A seroius health and legal problem. Very addictive and hard to conquer. Put a risk for many conditions like hiv, hepatitis b &c, std, skin infection, heart attack or death ...Read more

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Is internet addiction as bad addiction to television?

Is internet addiction as bad addiction to television?

Addiction= disease: Neither are bad, they are both diseases. The principles of recovery are the same for both. Consider finding a mutual support group for either addiction. ...Read more

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What is anti-social personality disorder? How is it treated?

Sociopath: A person with an antisocial personality disorder lacks a conscience. This means that they are often insensitive, out for themselves, irresponsible & toxic to others. I know of no way to psychiatrically treat a sociopath. However, if they are held legally accountable for their actions, that may serve as a deterent for future criminal behavior. ...Read more

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Is personality disorder something that physicians can fix?

"Fix" PD?: Professionals don't "fix" people, but they work with them to solve problems they're having. This treatment is a partnership requiring trust and care over time. The issues are intimate, and feelings of intense shame can come up. Healing and growth are a process. It's not a case of "fixing" something that is broken, but of assisting a fellow human to find his/her way. Yes, there is hope for pd. ...Read more

Dr. John Thaler ii
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Internet Addiction (Definition)

internet addiction can be a way to escape the realities of life, compare ourselves to others which can cause anxiety and out of possible boredom. When people spend hours of wasted time playing video games, etc., in my opinion it is an epidemic that can result in procrastination, insomnia, lateness and a ...Read more