Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Therapy

Addiction is a chronic, brain disorder described by urgent engagement in remunerating stimuli in spite of adverse consequences. Earlier, addiction used to allude just to psychoactive substances that cross the blood-brain barrier, briefly modifying the chemical balance of the cerebrum; this would incorporate alcohol, tobacco and some drugs. An extensive number of psychologists or therapists, other health care professionals and lay people now demand that mental  reliance, as might be the situation with gambling, sex, internet, work, exercise, and so on ought to  likewise be considered as addictions, since they can likewise prompt sentiments of guilt, shame, hopelessness, despair, failure, rejection, anxiety and/or humiliation.  

Addiction pervasiveness is found in 40 million Americans ages 12 and more established—or more than 1 of every 7 individuals— abuse or are addicted to nicotine, alcohol or other drugs. This is more than the quantity of Americans with heart conditions (27 million), diabetes (26 million) or cancer (19 million).    

Addiction medicine is a medicinal specialty that deals with the treatment of addiction. The specialty frequently traverses into different territories, since different parts of addiction fall inside the fields of public health, psychology, social work, mental health counseling, psychiatry, and internal medicine, among others. is concerned with the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of persons with the disease of addiction.   

  • Insights on Addiction Research
  • Substance or Drug abuse disorders
  • Addiction to Food, Internet, Gambling, Porn & Sex
  • Drug Rehabilitation
  • Behavioral Addiction & Mechanism
  • Drug abuse and dependence
  • Treatment for substance use & co-occurring disorders
  • Nicotine Dependence Treatment
  • Marijuana Dependence
  • Suicide Prevention and Postvention

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