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Addiction Recovery in Dual Diagnosis: A Comprehensive Approach

        Addiction Recovery in Dual Diagnosis has been historically viewed as a “disease” but must also be treated within a comprehensive framework.  Dual diagnosis refers to an individual who has a substance addiction and a co-occurring psychological disorder.  The two disorders can impact one another in a very complex and self-defeating cycle.  Therefore, …

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Addiction and Emotional Pain: Are they Related?

         Addiction does not develop from just thrill-seeking recreational drug and alcohol usage.  What many people do not understand is that low neurotransmitters and addiction are interlinked, which can be caused by chronic stress, childhood trauma, abusive relationships, and depression.  What even neuroscientists do not fully understand is the link between addiction …

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Positive Psychology and Depression

What is Positive Psychology?      The psychologists, Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, are credited as the creators of the positive psychology movement.  They defined positive perspective psychology as the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels, which can include biological processes, cognitive processes, relationships, and connections to one’s cultural identity, to …

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What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? (PTSD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a medical mystery that is yet to be fully understood. Not everyone exposed to trauma develops PTSD, but those with PTSD have been exposed to trauma. Furthermore, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder triggers and PTSD symptoms are wide-ranging. Please take a few minutes to read about the classification, causes, and symptoms …

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