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Overcoming Addictions: Psychological Factors

Psychological factors are processes that operate at the individual level, impacting mental state and influencing behaviors. These traits include a person’s evaluative attitudes and beliefs about people, places, politics, religion, products or brands.

2023-07-12T20:33:03+00:00July 14th, 2023|

Overcoming Addictions: Biological Factors of Addiction

Just like with any illness or condition, genetics can play a part in addiction - however this doesn't guarantee that anyone in your family will develop alcoholism or drug abuse themselves. Biological factors also include neural pathways that influence your brain chemistry, which can be altered medically or naturally.

2023-07-09T18:11:07+00:00July 7th, 2023|

Overcoming Addictions: The Disease Model of Addiction

Addiction experts acknowledge that repeated drug use causes distinct brain changes that mimic learning processes involved with other activities and will return to normal when drugs are no longer taken. Some individuals believe that the disease model of addiction undermines moral accountability and restricts addicts' free will; thankfully, such beliefs are completely baseless.

2023-07-09T18:07:01+00:00June 28th, 2023|
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