At its core, antisocial behavior draws our energy away from others and toward the self. For many people, antisocial behavior is a natural consequence of drug addiction. In fact, a 1999 research study found that individuals diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder were 2.6 times more likely to have an alcohol use disorder and 22 times Continue Reading
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Testing your adolescent for STDs before attempting to find treatment for his or her drug addiction? There is a very clear correlation between the two.
It’s hard to admit you’re addicted to any substance, but recognizing when you need help is the first step on the road to recovery.
In 1892, a group of 31 like-minded men, interested in what they termed the ‘new psychology’, met to form the American Psychological Association (APA), with Hall elected as the first president.
You or someone who loves you took notice of these signs and symptoms, which prompted you to seek treatment. Taking action when the signs and symptoms of drug abuse became severe may have saved your life.
When psychosis occurs as a result of drug intoxication or withdrawal, it presents complex challenges for family members. Getting help is the best way to cope.
Drug abuse has rippling effects that radiate outward from the original source. Although substance abuse does hit family and caregivers hardest, it also has serious societal and financial impacts.
Understanding your loved one’s mental capacity may affect treatment options. Someone experiencing strong delirium will benefit from professional substance abuse treatment.