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Author: Jason

Author 'Jason
Jason has been writing expert articles and blog posts on issues related to addiction and mental health for Rehab Guide. Jason has a BA in Psychology, a Masters of Social Work and is currently working on his doctorate in social work.

Articles from Jason

Helping A Family Member

How to help a family member with addiction If you are concerned that a member of your family may be suffering from addiction, it can feel like a very lonely place. As you take their worries on your shoulders time...

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An Addicts Excuses

Why Do Addicts Make Excuses? Excuses is almost too trivial a word to describe it. People suffering from an addiction will fight the treatment they need. The excuses addicts use can be seemingly reasonable or completely irrational. It can help...

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Alcoholism and Short-Term Memory Loss

The memory loss associated with alcohol use Below, we explain the short and long-term effects of alcohol on memory. As you may already know, alcohol can have some detrimental effects on your health, especially your brain.  Not only can it...

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What Is Motivational Interviewing and How Is It Used?

How motivational interviewing can help alcohol addiction Motivational Interviewing is a style of patient-centred counselling developed to facilitate change in various health-related behaviours and is a technique used in treating alcohol addiction. When it comes to getting sober, a few...

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Alcohol Counselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Why CBT is so effective for alcoholism Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a type of counselling that emphasises a problem-solving approach to you or your loved ones alcohol issues. CBT has its origins in a branch of academic psychology that...

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Dealing with an Alcoholic Parent

Children of alcoholic parents will know exactly how heartbreaking it is to have a loved one who’s a dependent drinker. You want to help them, but you don’t want to overstep your boundaries either. Some adult children of alcoholics suffer...

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Science of Anxiety

Everybody recognises ‘anxiety’, but few people know precisely what Anxiety ‘is’, what the physical manifestations of anxiety are and what anxiety means to the body. What is more, the question as to whether anxiety is a learned reaction or we...

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Effects of Alcohol On Unborn Babies

Fetal Alcohol Exposure In the UK, over 41% of pregnant women drink during their pregnancies. But just because a large number of women do this doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe for your unborn baby. A large majority of women go off...

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Addiction May Be Pre-Programmed In The Brain

Pre-programmed addiction Over the years, we’ve branded the alcoholic as merely weak-willed. However, within the medical and scientific communities, there is a broad consensus regarding alcoholism as being a disease. One thing we don’t entirely know yet is how drug...

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‘Personal Responsibility’ the Problem, not Solution.

A report from the BBC released today, written by Professor Richard Ashcroft of the University of London, has addressed the matter of personal responsibility in regards to public health. Or rather, the lack of it. Any one that has had...

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Excessive Alcohol Consumption “UNDERESTIMATED”

Excessive alcohol consumption ‘is underestimated’ A man drinks wine while cooking, Ad hoc drinking may mean we do not actually know how much we are consuming, Do you know how much you drink? Do you drink more than you think?...

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Bath Salts (Legal High) Causes Psychosis

The detrimental effects of bath salts Abusing bath salts can cause various forms of psychosis or severe neurosis. As of May 2016, bath salts were made illegal in the UK and fell under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016. Even before this,...

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