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About Alcohol Induced Psychosis

Psychosis is typically associated with acute mental illnesses such as schizophrenia. But this condition can also be brought on by excessive substance abuse. For example, one of the many potential negative effects of chronic heavy drinking is the development of alcohol-induced psychosis. What is Alcohol-Induced Psychosis? Alcohol-induced psychosis can be referred to by several other […]

Is Alcoholism Considered a Progressive Disease?

Alcoholism is one of the most common forms of addiction in the United States. However, even though millions of people struggle with compulsive alcohol abuse, many don’t fully understand the true nature of this condition. For example, is alcoholism a progressive disease? Is alcoholism a chronic, progressive disease? And is there a difference between chronic […]

Why Do Some People Get Angry When Drunk?

It’s no secret that alcohol affects different people in different ways. Some people become more outgoing after they have consumed alcohol, while others become more withdrawn. As they continue to drink, some people appear to become happier, while others descend into despair. What causes these changes? For example, why do some people get angry when […]

Can You Drink Alcohol Moderately on Antidepressants?

Can you drink on antidepressants? Many prescription medications are accompanied by warnings that they should never be mixed with alcohol or certain other substances. In today’s post, we review whether or not this type of warning applies to SSRIs, SNRIs, and other antidepressants. Dangers of Mixing Alcohol With Antidepressants Alcohol abuse is commonly associated with […]

How Long Can it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol?

Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States and in many other places throughout the world. Alcohol use disorder (the clinical term for alcoholism) typically places high on lists of the most prevalent types of addiction. Frequently asked questions about this disorder include how long does it take to get […]

Why is Meth So Addictive?

Is meth additive? Yes, extremely so. Can meth’s addictive properties devastate a person’s life? Again, yes. Can you escape the pull of meth addiction and achieve a drug-free future? Thankfully, the answer to this question is also yes. Educating yourself about meth addiction and treatment can help you make the best decisions for yourself or […]

How Long Does Ketamine Stay in Your System?

If you or someone that you care about has been using ketamine (or thinking about taking this drug), you need to get answers to some important questions, including: What are the effects of ketamine? and How long does ketamine stay in your system? What is Ketamine? Ketamine is a powerful drug that is classified as […]

Finding Rehab Jobs

Rehab jobs offer a wealth of opportunities for established professionals as well as for those who are re-evaluating their career paths or just entering the workforce.   Take a look at our available rehab jobs in Los Angeles, California What are Rehab Jobs? The term “rehab jobs” can refer to a wide range of positions and […]

Can Alcohol Cause Stomach Ulcers?

Experts estimate that 5%-10% of the population will develop stomach ulcers. Even though millions of people have ulcers, this medical condition remains widely misunderstood. For example, many people ask, Do certain foods cause ulcers? Others wonder, can alcohol cause stomach ulcers? What Are Stomach Ulcers? Stomach ulcers, which are also referred to as peptic ulcers, […]

What is the Most Addictive Drug?

Some people can use alcohol and certain other substances without becoming addicted. For others, even minimal exposure to a drug leads to the development of a substance use disorder. Why does this happen? What makes drugs addictive – and what is the most addictive drug? What Makes Drugs Addictive? According to a report by the […]

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