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Free Book - The Addicted Brain: Why We Abuse Drugs, Alcohol, and Nicotine, by Michael Kuhar, is a repeat freebie in the Kindle store and from Barnes & Noble, courtesy of publisher Pearson Education.

Sep 2013 I read it!: Recommended, also see the movie 'American Addict' The Addicted Brain: Why We Abuse Drugs, Alcohol, and Nicotine (FT Press Science) eBook: Michael Kuhar: Kindle Store

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How To View Drug Addiction. Is it genetics or environment? There are actually 4 big areas to examine, that help to explain the disease of addiction.

Para evitar la degeneración cerebral, es necesario poner en práctica una dieta mental saludable a través de ejercicios físicos y mentales. De ese modo podremos establecer y mantener relaciones interpersonales, desarrollar nuestros talentos y la creatividad. Les compartimos siete actividades para una potencializar nuestro cerebro..

¿Que hay que hacer para mantener el cerebro sano?…

How Substance Abuse Changes the Brain’s Basic Thought Processes. Problems with alcoholism and drug addiction begin when your brain gradually adapts to the long-term changes in neurotransmitter levels.

Alcoholism is stealing his soul, he used to be such a gentle spirit, now he has become a mean drunk. Weed is illegal, and Alcohol is legal even when it destroys the liver, kidneys, and brain function. It destroys families, and relationships. I thought that in time he would see life would be better without it.. but he would avoid me to have to company of alcohol, this is the truth, and it hurts me. (On Randy's Alcoholism 01/20/14)

Alcoholism is stealing his soul, he used to be such a gentle spirit, now he has…

Useful for therapists, doctors and detox clinics, this chemical dependency evaluations help diagnose substance abuse levels for alcohol and drug users. Free to download and print

Useful for therapists, doctors and detox clinics, this chemical dependency evaluations help diagnose substance abuse levels for…

Addiction: Prolonged use of a substance leads the brain to stop producing as much dopamine as it would naturally. This creates further withdrawal, leading to dependency --the addict needs more of a substance to feel normal, creating a vicious cycle, hard to break. Due 2 this learning process & eventual physical dependence, the user becomes abuser & loses control. Ergo, to cure an addiction, abstinence is necessary. Processed SUGAR affects the brain similarly to cocaine!

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Addiction: Prolonged use of a substance leads the brain to stop producing as much dopamine as it would naturally. This creates further withdrawal, leading to dependency --the addict needs more of a substance to feel normal, creating a vicious cycle, hard

INFOGRAPHIC: Intervention - it's more than just a meeting.  Interventions bring families and friends together to motivate positive change in someone with an addiction or mental health problem. A trained and qualified interventionist can make all the difference.

Intervention - it's more than just a meeting. Interventions bring families and friends together to motivate positive change in someone with an addiction or mental health problem. A trained and qualified interventionist can make all the difference.

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