Addiction is a complex mental health disorder that almost always stems from underlying psychological or emotional concerns. One of the most common struggles that co-occurs with addiction is trauma. Although your traumatic experiences may only be temporary life events,...
Welcome to the Behavioral Addiction Guide
This is a vast and insightful resource for various behavioral addictions. We go through the signs, symptoms, and general info on each addiction.
Several behaviors produce short-term reward that may engender persistent behavior despite knowledge of adverse consequences.
Behavioral addictions are often preceded by feelings of “tension or arousal before committing the act” and “pleasure, gratification or relief at the time of committing the act”
Video Game Addiction
One of the most common pieces of relationship advice is to communicate honestly and frequently. Although we always hear about the importance of communication in a relationship, it can be difficult to actually put this into practice. Communication is a skill that...
Addiction is challenging enough to deal with on its own, but it's even more painful when coupled with depression. Many individuals who struggle with addiction also struggle with a co-occurring mental health disorder. In order to truly and fully recover, you have to...
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