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Where Can I Find Resources To Treat My Addiction
Many Resources: Most counties and virtually all states have offices that can provide referrals to the community resources where you live. You can also find all kind of info online thru search engines like google, yahoo, etc. Search on addiction treatment for your area and you should have ample starting points. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Treatable conditions. Ocd should be controlled. Psychotherapy and psychiatric evaluation will likely help a lot. Boredom is difficult to define, but certainly finding and engaging in productive and positive activities will get you more focused on important life goals instead. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain Medicine: You can start with the american academy of pain medicine: http://www.Painmed.Org/patientcenter/main.Aspx -- on that page is a link to their membership directory, where you can search for doctors in your area. These doctors come form many different specialties, and they have training in comprehensive pain management. ...Read more
Several: There are several fda approved medications for addiction. For alcoholism: disulfiram, acamprosate, naltrexone. For nicotine addiction: nicotine replacement, bupropion, varenicline. For opioid addiction: methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone. Many others are being researched. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a specialist: Food addiction treatment is a challenge as we all have to eat so total abstinence is not a goal. Find a therapist who works with eating disorders. Group therapy can be very helpful. " mindfulness eating" is a treatment strategy that is gaining attention and should be included in the treatment plan. ...Read more
There are many: Like all addictions treatment should be personalized, that is it should be designed just for you. Treatments can include 12 step meetings, individual and group therapy, medications if other symptoms like depression exist, marriage therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, stress management, social skills training. Find a psychiatrist or sex addiction counselor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Focus of young: For a number of reasons sexual activity is much higher in young people anyway. For instance, hormone levels tend to stimulate interest. But also young people are surrounded by messages in the media and social media encouraging relationships and sexuality. All of this makes treatment harder, but certainly not possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my potential add be responsible for constant sex cravings (sex addiction)?
And is it possible that it will be treated after i treat add?
There seems to be : . . . A strong relationship between sensation seeking and adhd. For example, individuals with adhd often seek stimulation in an attempt to easy boredom. This stimulation can be as novel as nailbiting, or as extreme as sexual addiction. In either case, appropriate treatment is needed in order to prevent long-term problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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