However, sexual addiction
is not listed in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
to other everyday objects and activities (e.
A survey of certified addiction
counselors found that 92.
The first chapter is entitled, "I'm not an addict; I can stop anytime I want" and describes what addiction
is and what addiction
IAAOC has been the primary organization devoted to advancing theory, research, practice, training, and advocacy in the fields of addictions
or forensic / criminal justice counseling.
We are dealing with a subdivision of Internet addiction
connected to social media, said Doctor of Psychology Cecilie Schou Andreassen, who heads the research project Facebook Addiction
at the University of Bergen (UiB).
ASAM has now expanded into two new areas--the process addictions
and the prescription drug problem, which are the focus of two special forums in this issue of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.
Shaffer of Harvard Medical School and director of the division on addictions
at the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Health Alliance.
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Beckman had been in recovery from alcoholism and drug abuse for just a year when he joined the cast of MTV's The Real World in its 2002 Chicago season, thereby becoming most Americans' first real image of a young gay man overcoming addiction
John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) has acquired the newsletter publishing division of Manisses Communications Group (Providence, RI), a provider of mental health and addiction
Now a licensed addictions
counselor and one of the first specializing in Internet addiction
and related sex and love addiction
issues, his story spares no graphic detail in how addiction
seized control of his life, and his long, slow struggle to reclaim himself and his purpose.