۳Ways to Approach Addiction Treatment That Change Outcomes

Did you know that people spend more time looking for a new car than they do researching the addiction treatment center they intend to send their loved on to? This is a terrible mistake, because not all treatment centers or their programs are the same. How a rehab understands addiction will have a tremendous impact on how it treats the …

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?Are You Addicted to Perfection

We want to excel in our lives—striving for excellence. But how can we differentiate our positive pursuit of excellence from an addictive desire to be perfect? A job well done can be very fulfilling. It can feel rewarding to complete a home project, excel at work, or know that we’re a person who is punctual and conscientious. But when does our striving for …

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Misdiagnosis of a Behavioral Addiction

Many people with behavioral addictions have been told that they have a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD is a mental disorder in which people experience repetitive intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive compulsive mental acts or physical rituals (compulsions). For example, individuals with OCD might experience intrusive obsessional thoughts that they have contaminated their hands with germs and, in response, …

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