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What Is Cross Addiction?

What Is Cross Addiction?

I once met a woman who became addicted to alcohol relatively late in life, after she had bariatric surgery. She had needed that surgical procedure to address obesity, which had resulted from food addiction. After her surgery, she could no longer eat large quantities...
What Is “Self-Medicating”?

What Is “Self-Medicating”?

Alcohol is often called “liquid courage.” It’s given this name because it emboldens people to do things they might not otherwise be comfortable doing. Put another way, alcohol can be used to address social anxiety. This is not to say that alcohol is the best medicine...
How Addiction Impacts the Brain

How Addiction Impacts the Brain

When people begin using alcohol and other drugs, they are generally thinking about the impact it will have on them in that moment. The distraction, alleviation of pain, or feelings of euphoria are a welcome change from their daily struggles; they aren’t thinking about...