We’re told we need to love ourselves. We are told we need to have a healthy sense of self-esteem. But after years of addiction, rebelling against God and making havoc of our lives and relationships, it’s hard to feel anything other than a deep sense of self-hatred and shame. However, this kind of outlook doesn’t…Details
Rodent experiments conducted by a team of American and Brazilian researchers indicate that the nicotine in cigarettes and other tobacco products triggers changes in brain function that substantially increase the odds that any given drinker will develop alcoholism.
Can watching porn lower a young man’s chances of getting married? A study published in the journal of The Institute for the Study of Labor in Germany in November 2014 says it can and does.
The excuses of an alcoholic are legendary. All kinds of addicts use excuses to deny that they have a problem, but with alcohol being a legal and socially acceptable substance of abuse, alcoholics can come up with many more believable excuses for indulging. If someone you love has a problem with drinking and constantly makes…Details
When subjected to similar types of trauma, women are several times more likely to be diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) later on than men. It has been known for quite some time that women have an elevated risk for this chronic life-altering condition, but new research has quantified this risk and found it to…Details
It’s not always easy to catch a cheater. You may have your suspicions that your spouse or significant other is stepping out on you, but finding actual evidence can be challenging if your partner is careful about covering his or her tracks. However, if you are determined to discover the truth about a suspected infidelity,…Details
New evidence from a team of American researchers points to a strong connection between certain indications of drinking problems and increased chances of dying.
Methamphetamine, or meth, as it is more commonly known, is one of the most addictive drugs that are susceptible to abuse. A controlled substance, meth is legal for doctors to prescribe for certain patients. It is only occasionally used to treat obesity and sleeping disorders. Because it is so addictive and can cause so many…Details
Sex addiction is a controversial topic, but what all experts can agree on is that it can be a real problem for individuals and couples and that it is intertwined with mental health. Some experts see sex addiction as a genuine behavioral addiction, while others would categorize it as a mental illness. Many people have…Details
New findings from an American research team indicate that even short-term use of prescription opioid medications during pregnancy can lead to neonatal abstinence syndrome, a condition normally associated with illicit/illegal opioid drug consumption.