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What are the major influences on substance abuse?

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Dr. James Eyerman
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Lack of wholeness

Substances fill the void left by any number of influences: genetics, upbringing/environment, emotional pain, failed relationships/hopes.
David miller md has demonstrated that spiritual counseling makes no difference in alcoholic recovery. However, spiritual experience changes a persons entire value system and motivation. "12 steps" right, spiritual awakening [wholeness] is the basis of recovery.

In brief: Lack of wholeness

Substances fill the void left by any number of influences: genetics, upbringing/environment, emotional pain, failed relationships/hopes.
David miller md has demonstrated that spiritual counseling makes no difference in alcoholic recovery. However, spiritual experience changes a persons entire value system and motivation. "12 steps" right, spiritual awakening [wholeness] is the basis of recovery.
Dr. James Eyerman
Dr. James Eyerman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Effect of abuse

Psychological, physiological, social and economic.

In brief: Effect of abuse

Psychological, physiological, social and economic.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Family disease

Addiction is a family disease.

In brief: Family disease

Addiction is a family disease.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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