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How Smoking Affects Your Sleep

  Looking for more good reasons to finally kick that nasty smoking habit, I mean, other than wrinkles, yellow teeth and fingers, and heart disease? Well, lack of restorative sleep is yet another drawback to smoking – and yet another valid reason to throw away your cigarettes for good. Addiction Biology published a study that observed . . . . Continue Reading


What It’s Like to Be Dual Diagnosis: My Thoughts on Robin Williams

This post is probably going to be less about Mr. Robin Williams and more about me. Or rather, how his life, and more specifically, his death has affected me and thousands others. As a blog writer, the way my day goes is like this: I come in to the office, open my email and read . . . . Continue Reading


Questions Parents of Addicts Ask: Part Two

As parents of addicts, you are probably feeling frustrated and scared about just what that means. You probably have lots of questions about your child’s disease as well as how to go about helping them and understandably so. Addiction is a scary matter and, without experience or information, that fear can paralyze families dealing with . . . . Continue Reading


American Psychiatric Association Officially Confirms Taking “Selfies” a Mental Disorder?

The Adobo Chronicles reported last week that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized the excessive taking of “selfies” as a psychological problem by classifying it as a mental disorder and calling it selfitis. The article went on to discuss the semantics that were being debated reporting that the medical community is criticizing APA’s use . . . . Continue Reading


Addiction and Depression in Women

Are you often overwhelmed with feelings of being tired, helpless, and hopeless? Do you feel sad a lot of the time? Do you find that you don’t experience pleasure from spending time with your family or friends? Do you find it difficult to focus, function, and work? Are you having trouble sleeping or are you . . . . Continue Reading


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