Category: Sober living

Addiction: Choice vs Disease Explained

This is in important ways different from the meaning of compulsivity as commonly used in addiction theories. In the addiction field, compulsive drug use typically refers to inflexible, drug-centered behavior in which substance use is insensitive to adverse consequences [100]. Although this phenomenon is not necessarily present in every patient, it reflects important symptoms of […]

Sobriety: Tips for remaining free of addiction

Further, McKay et al. (1997) found that 6 months after intensive outpatient treatment for cocaine abuse, subjects treated in a group setting displayed higher rates of sustained abstinence than those treated individually. Finally, what works for the client without addictions will not always work with a client with addictions. Consequently, the rest of this TIP […]