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Conquering Cravings
Food cravings can quickly turn into food binges when they're out of control. But for many people, the best way to deal with a food craving is to give in to it. read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - September 21, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: Susan McQuillan, M.S. RDN Tags: Diet Eating Disorders Neuroscience binge eating cravings fat food addiction forbidden foods nutrition sugar Source Type: news

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others—and Feel Happier!
One of the easiest ways to feel bad about oneself is to compare yourself unfavorably to others. We may be tempted to compare ourselves with those who have more accomplishments, seem more attractive, make more money, or boast more Facebook friends. Here's how you can stop comparing yourself—and feel happier!read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 21, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Preston Ni, M.S.B.A. Tags: Addiction Aging Anxiety Behavioral Economics Child Development Cognition Creativity Depression Diet Eating Disorders Education Environment Ethics and Morality Evolutionary Psychology Gender Happiness Health Intelligence Source Type: news

Georgia’s Female Drug Addicts Face Double Struggle
By Pavol StracanskyTBILISI, Sep 21 2014 (IPS)Irina was 21 when she first started using drugs. More than 30 years later, having lost her husband, her home and her business to drugs, she is still battling her addiction.But, like almost all female drug addicts in this former Soviet state, she has faced a desperate struggle not only with her drug problem, but with accessing help in the face of institutionalised and systematic discrimination because of her gender.“Georgia’s society is very male-dominated,” she told IPS. “And this is reflected in the attitudes to drugs. It’s as if it’s OK for men to use drugs but not...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Pavol Stracansky Tags: Crime & Justice Europe Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Projects Women's Health addicts Amnesty International Council of Europe Discrimination Drugs Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) Europe Source Type: news

Is there a shared neurobiology between aggression and Internet addiction disorder? - Hahn C, Kim DJ.
PURPOSE: Evidences indicate that Internet addiction disorder (IAD) has a higher risk of developing aggression and violent behavior. A few correlation studies between IAD and aggression have implicated a common biological mechanism. However, neurobiological... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Is video gaming, or video game addiction, associated with depression, academic achievement, heavy episodic drinking, or conduct problems? - Brunborg GS, Mentzoni RA, Frøyland LR.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: While the relationships between video game use and negative consequences are debated, the relationships between video game addiction and negative consequences are fairly well established. However, previous studies suffer from methodolo... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Modulation of risky choices in recently abstinent dependent cocaine users: a transcranial direct-current stimulation study - Gorini A, Lucchiari C, Russell-Edu W, Pravettoni G.
Previous neurobiological and neuropsychological investigations have shown that risk-taking behaviors and addictions share many structural and functional aspects. In particular, both are characterized by an irresistible need to obtain immediate rewards and ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hello. My Name is Gregg. And I'm a Fall Coffee Drink Addict.
For years now, I've been addicted (potential 12-step-group-addicted) to Pumpkin Spice Lattes (or, as I refer to them, "fall in a cup"). And as someone who once weighed over 450 pounds, I was risking the encouragement of my past food addiction by ordering an extra large size and drinking down every last autumn-y (read: sugary) drop.read more (Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center)
Source: Psychology Today Food and Diet Center - September 20, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: Gregg McBride Tags: Diet 12-step addicted autumn beverly hills calorie calories candle coffee shops fall food Gregg McBride horn of plenty latte Los Angeles love handles low-fat maple trees new england pounds pumpkin pumpkin spice la Source Type: news

Understanding addiction and how to call quits on unhealthy habits
Do you constantly check Facebook, or never leave work on time? You may have an addiction says the therapist David Smallwood (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - September 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: facebook compulsive shopping facebook login the priory help overcoming addiction porn addiction david smallwood Source Type: news

Understanding addiction and how to call quits on unhealthy habits
Do you constantly check Facebook, or never leave work on time? You may have an addiction says the therapist David Smallwood (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - September 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Tags: facebook compulsive shopping facebook login the priory help overcoming addiction porn addiction david smallwood Source Type: news

Effects of childhood maltreatment on the neural correlates of stress- and drug cue-induced cocaine craving - Elton A, Smitherman S, Young J, Kilts CD.
Childhood adversity negatively influences all stages of the addiction process and is associated with persistent alterations in neuroendocrine, autonomic and brain responses to stress. We sought to characterize the impact of childhood abuse and neglect on t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Have We Become Addicted to Violence?
America's children spend 40 hours a week watching violent entertainment in the media. What can we do about our nation's addiction to violence?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 19, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Diane Dreher, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Child Development Law and Crime Media Source Type: news

Why Addicts Relapse After Going to Treatment
Aftercare plans, usually several carefully prepared pages, are written, disseminated, and discussed with recovering addicts for a very good reason - they outline the path to continued sobriety and a healthy, happy life. Ignoring any element of an aftercare is never a good idea.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 19, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S Tags: Addiction Self-Help alcohol recovery drug and alcohol addiction treatment drug rehab recovery from alcholism recovery tips relapse prevention Source Type: news

UCLA faculty voice: This is your child’s brain on alcohol
UCLA Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA and the director of the UCLA Center for Community Health. Mark Tomlinson is a professor of psychology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Thinking L.A. is a partnership of UCLA and Zócalo Public Square. This op-ed appeared Sept. 16 on Zócalo Public Square. Social scientists have calculated that detrimental effects of alcohol cost the United States some $223.5 billion a year. We’re talking health issues such as liver disease, impaired driving, lost work due to hangovers, and emergency room visits. Alco...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 19, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why On-Field Violence Continues Off-Field
It’s hard not to take your work home. Politicians glad-hand even when they’re not campaigning; linguists struggle not to scold poor grammar; off-duty police officers scan the crowd in a restaurant for signs of trouble before they sit down. So what happens when your job involves hitting people—especially when you’re paid very, very well to hit them very, very hard? MoreChicago Bears’ Brandon Marshall Addresses Domestic Abuse ClaimsStill United! Scotland Remains Part of Britain After Historic Vote NBC NewsMurder-Suicide Horror: Dad Kills Daughter, Six Grandkids NBC NewsObama: 'Americans Are Unit...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized aggression Football NFL NFL violence psychology testosterone Source Type: news

Former addicts may be at lower risk of new addictions
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who manage to get clean after being addicted to drugs are at lower risk of becoming addicted to something else in the future than people who never overcame the first substance use disorder, according to a new study.“The results are surprising, they cut against conventional clinical lore which holds that people who stop one addiction are at increased risk of picking up a new one,” said senior author Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Long Term Effects of Marijuana on the Brain
The recent legalization of marijuana in two U.S. states means that it’s an increasingly frequent topic of conversation for many people. One key question remains unanswered: does marijuana have long-lasting effects on the brain? Let's explore the evidence. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 18, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Joshua Gowin, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Neuroscience Source Type: news

How university can turn your daughter into an ALCOHOLIC 
Bethany Cleasby, 26, from Oxford, (right) developed a serious addiction at university and had dangerous one night stands while Persia Lawson, 28, (left) came to classes drunk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Coffee To Chicory To Beer, 'Bitter' Flavor Can Be Addictive
If you don't think you like bitter foods, try them again. Jennifer McLagan, the author of Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, is on a mission to change hearts and minds.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR Staff Source Type: news

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identifying teen alcohol and drug abuse
The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades – but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 17, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

PTSD symptoms tied to food addiction in women: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more than twice as likely as women without the disorder to be addicted to food, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hallucinogens to treat depression?
Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco and alcohol addiction. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Bouncing Back - Cape Town Recovery Film Festival 2014
[Daily Maverick]It's been a year since the inaugural Cape Town Recovery Film festival, and now it is back with more unusual films telling the stories of ordinary people whose experiences became extraordinary through the spiral of addiction - and the slow climb of recovery. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Synthetic Weed and Teens
Throughout the U.S. shiny aluminum and colorful packages line the shelves of many convenience stores. To a normal shopper these cute cartoon looking packages appear to be potpourri, but to a drug seeking teen they are something entirely different; they are packed full of synthetic marijuana. A dangerous substance that can be potentially fatal to the user.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, M.S., L.P.C. Tags: Addiction Child Development Parenting synthetic drugs teens and drugs Source Type: news

Insanity Pain
Sometimes our sense of grief and loss over a failed relationship far outweighs the depth of the relationship. Why does rejection in these new relationships hurt so bad and what can we do to face this pain realistically? Pulling up your bootstraps is only part of the equation; sometimes the real work is in looking at ourselves instead.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Howard C. Samuels, Psy.D. Tags: Addiction Relationships Self-Help breaking up breakups relationship ending Source Type: news

Opioids and Marijuana Laws
Marijuana may reduce deaths from opioid overdoses.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Judy Foreman Tags: Addiction marijuana opioids pain Source Type: news

Asian Christian Female Sex Addict
Many people scoff at sex addiction citing it as men justifying their amoral sexual behaviors. But what happens when it's a woman struggling with compulsive masturbation and pornography? Is it viewed differently? How do you work with women who come from shame-based cultures or experiences? Learn more in this case study of an Asian Christian female sex addict.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Sam Louie, MA, LMHC Tags: Addiction Depression Race and Ethnicity Source Type: news

Does MDMA Have Psychotherapeutic Potential?
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is also known as “ecstasy” because of the ecstatic feelings it produces in those who use it. While many dismiss the drug as a dangerous substance, some scientists claim it may have positive therapeutic uses with little risk of harm when used under proper supervision.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Constance Scharff, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Integrative Medicine Psychiatry Self-Help doctors mdma Source Type: news

Neuroscientist Challenges Thinking on AddictionNeuroscientist Challenges Thinking on Addiction
Columbia professor Carl Hart says his research upended his thinking on drug use and how to stop the cycle of crime in poor communities like the one where he grew up. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The Psychology of Forgiveness
Forgiveness has been tossed around self-help circles for years, but little has been made of what it means in the context of research and what the science behind forgiveness can teach us about our own lives. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Rubin Khoddam, M.A. Tags: Addiction Depression Resilience Self-Help anger betrayal clinical psychology coping emotional empathy forgive Forgiveness hurt letting go mindfulness oprah winfrey pain process research Science sympathy trauma v Source Type: news

Cashing Up
A number of years ago, the sociologist Peter Slater claimed that “Money is America’s most powerful drug". It has also been argued that our increasing reliance on money and all of the things that it can buy has the potential to become an obsession that can destroy individual lives. But is there such a thing as 'wealth addiction'?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 16, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Mark D. Griffiths, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Work Behavioural addiction Financial trading jordan belfort leonardo dicaprio Money addiction Wealth addiction Wolf of Wall Street Work addiction Workaholism. Source Type: news

White House Shifts Policy on Drugs
Millennium Treatment Group reports on the White House’s recent shift toward helping drug offenders receive addiction treatment.(PRWeb September 15, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12170467.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 16, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anti-addiction drugs pose poisoning risk for kids
Many children are getting their hands on relatives' buprenorphine prescriptions; will new packaging help? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes
Programs to rehabilitate substance abusers are starting to become conscious of diet, learning that sugar addiction can replace drug addiction. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 15, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By ABBY ELLIN Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Alcohol Abuse Food Cooking and Cookbooks Weight Sugar Dieting and Weight Featured Therapy and Rehabilitation Diet and Nutrition Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

Do Moderation Programs Encourage Alcoholic Drinking?
The fear that abstinent people in recovery will begin drinking if moderation programs are offered is simply absurd. For the one percent of substance users who both seek treatment and are successful, recovery is usually a pretty happy place. Let's let them keep their victories while offering the other 99 percent solutions they will embrace.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - September 15, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Adi Jaffe, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Psychiatry Self-Help 12-step AA abstinence alcohol alcoholics drinking drugs fear moderation myth Source Type: news

Well: Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes
Programs to rehabilitate substance abusers are starting to become conscious of diet, learning that sugar addiction can replace drug addiction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ABBY ELLIN Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Alcohol Abuse Food Cooking and Cookbooks Weight Sugar Dieting and Weight Featured Therapy and Rehabilitation Diet and Nutrition Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

Well: Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes
Programs to rehabilitate substance abusers are starting to become conscious of diet, learning that sugar addiction can replace drug addiction. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 15, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: By ABBY ELLIN Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Alcohol Abuse Food Cooking and Cookbooks Weight Sugar Dieting and Weight Featured Therapy and Rehabilitation Diet and Nutrition Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news