Utah Senator Declares Porn a Public Health Crisis
Author: Shernide Delva Utah has officially declared porn a public health crisis. Republican State Senator Todd Weiler has recognized the destructive, addictive nature of pornography and has recently introduced a resolution to the Utah legislature. However, critics of the new... Learn MoreCould EMDR Therapy be Effective for Addiction Treatment?
[caption id="attachment_18309" align="aligncenter" width="310"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been extensively researched and proven effective for... Learn MoreChildhood Brain Injuries Linked to Adult Alcohol Abuse in Women
Author: Shernide Delva Growing up, maybe you were athletic or maybe, like me, you were just plain clumsy. Either way, if you suffered a concussive bump on the head as a child, you could be at a higher risk to... Learn MorePornography Addiction: XXX Edition
By Cheryl Steinberg Pornography Addiction: Is it real? Currently, porn addiction is not a diagnosis listed in DSM-5. "Viewing online pornography" is mentioned in the diagnostic manual but, it is not considered a mental disorder either. The current Diagnostic and... Learn More12 Signs You’re a Sex Addict
By Cheryl Steinberg Sex on the brain? Is it more often than what's "normal?" Is your libido out of control? Sexual addiction is a real thing just like drug addiction, and, in fact, the tell-tale signs are very similar between... Learn MoreStudy May Pinpoint the Part of Brain That Triggers Addiction
A new study has identified a part of brain that could trigger addiction. This is the same part of the brain that processes emotion. The new findings of a new study were published in the latest issue of the Journal of... Learn MoreDrugs That Cause Behavioral Addictions: Can They Teach Us About Addiction?
By Cheryl Steinberg According to a new study, abnormal behaviors such as pathological gambling, sex addiction, and compulsive shopping are linked to the use of certain drugs commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease. These behaviors are labeled ‘abnormal’ because they were... Learn MoreCelebrity in Recovery Profile: Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe has overcome sex and alcohol addictions and has gone on to enjoy a successful career post rehab, as an actor in recovery. Early on in his career, Lowe was associated with the Brat Pack, that included Ally Sheedy,... Learn MoreIn the News: Brain Study Shows That Sex Addiction is Similar to Drug Addiction
Sex addiction is still a controversial topic; with some saying it’s a real thing while others disagree. Well, now there’s been a study that shows that compulsive sexual behavior – sex addiction – is closely linked to drug addiction. According to... Learn More7 Signs Sex is Sabotaging Your Recovery
When it comes to those of us who have experienced addiction, sex and drugs have a lot in common. Alcohol and other drugs, as well as sex, and relationships can all be misused as a way to avoid dealing with... Learn More7 Signs You’re Just Substituting Addictions
[caption id="attachment_10535" align="aligncenter" width="245"] via wifflegif.com[/caption] Alcohol and drugs are not the only thing people become addicted to. There are other ways that addiction shows up, especially with certain behaviors. An addiction is best described as anything that you obsess... Learn More5 Signs You’re a Sex Addict
For some people a healthy sex life can turn into a sexual addiction without them even realizing it. And it’s not something to be taken lightly. Often, you hear people say jokingly that they are addicted to sex or a... Learn More