The effectiveness of rehab for drug addiction may seem like something of a foregone conclusion, but there is still much disagreement among experts about both the nature of addiction and the best strategy for treating it. In a general sense, drug rehab uses psychological counseling, work on life skills, and other techniques such as stress [...]
There are many types of addiction. First there are substance addictions, where people are hooked on alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, nicotine, or some other chemical concoction. Then there are behavioral addictions, also called process addictions, where people are hooked on the neurochemical rush produced by a particular activity (eating, shopping, gambling, having sex, etc.) [...]
Businesses in the U.K. are feeling the pinch of stress in the workplace. Though it is often preventable, stress has come to represent the single most significant health concern among employees in that country today.
For the person who has worked to overcome an eating disorder, the danger of relapse is a threatening presence sitting quietly on the horizon. Sometimes that threat seems to move nearer until the person feels powerless in its shadow. In any recovery process, setbacks happen. How does one define relapse for the person with an [...]