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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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12 Step Program Of AA

12 Step Program Of AA “This Too Shall Pass” Newly sober addicts will probably find a myriad of situations suddenly requiring their attention.  These types of situations can be relational, financial, work related, health concerns, loss of a career, divorce or separation, homelessness, legal issues and many other types of difficulties.  It may appear to

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12 Step Program Of AA
5 Benefits Of Recreational Therapy

5 Benefits Of Recreational Therapy

5 Benefits Of Recreational Therapy  Recreational therapy is also known as therapeutic recreation and it can benefit a wide range of patients. This systematic process utilizes activity-based treatment to help individuals. Eligible participants of this treatment include patients with: illnesses, disabling conditions, psychological issues, physical health, and substance abuse disorders. You might be wondering what

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