Author: Phillip

Craving Phenomena in Addiction & Rehabilitation

In the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book, the section entitled “The Doctor’s Opinion,” goes into detail regarding the physical component of craving found in most addicts.  This type of craving never appears in a normal drinker.  Dr. William D. Silkworth who wrote the Doctor’s Opinion, also believes that once an addict consumes an addictive substance that

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Craving Phenomena in Addiction & Rehabilitation
Obsession, What To Do When You’re Obsessed?

Obsession, What To Do When You’re Obsessed?

What is Obsession? An obsession is a thought process that manifests itself in the mind according to 12 Step literature.  It is an idea that overcomes all other ideas.  The thought tells the addict that they cannot be happy unless they are using the substances(s) they are craving.  They never feel satisfied unless they are

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