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The Psychological Effects of Overconsumption of Bad News

Staying up-to-date with current events keeps us aware and informed about the world around us. But while being informed is important, overexposure to negative news can lead to stress and affect your mental health.
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Overcoming Porn Addiction: Resources and Treatment

Understand the symptoms and effects of porn addiction. Use The Cabin Chiang Mai’s resources to overcome this behavioural disorder.
Why Australian Parents are Worried About Fortnite Addiction

Why Australian Parents are Worried About Fortnite Addiction

Fornite has experienced such worldwide growth that it has become a cultural phenomenon. The game registers close to 40 million players from around the world every month, currently totalling 250 million. And its popularity shows no sign of slowing – the upcoming Fortnite World Cup, with its $100 million purse, promises to stir up yet…
Why Problem Gambling is on the Rise Among Elderly Singaporeans

Why Problem Gambling is on the Rise Among Elderly Singaporeans

Though Singapore is home to only two casinos, it comes in second worldwide for gambling. And among the many gamblers in Singapore, more than half elderly – highlighting an urgent need for gambling addiction treatment catering to those in our respected aging population. According to a study published by the Journals of Gerontology, gambling problems…
How Media Impacts Youth and Children

How Media Impacts Youth and Children Today

Ever wondered how media impacts youth and children and whether prolonged exposure to certain elements might have a lasting effect? The Cabin Chiang Mai defines the term ‘media’, outlines its various forms, and explores the positive and negative effects on teens and pre-teens. All over the world, parents and carers, teachers and medical professionals are…
Fortnite Addiction and its Consequences - All You Need to Know

Fortnite Addiction – The Facts

Fortnite addiction has been in the headlines since the game was launched in 2017 and over 125 million people are now playing. But what is Fortnite, why is it so addictive and who is affected? The Cabin Chiang Mai takes a closer look at gaming addiction and offers advice to those affected. Since it was…
Personality Traits and Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics

Personality Traits and Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics

Research shows that adult children of alcoholics, or rather children who grew up in an alcoholic home, share similar personality traits in adult life. When used correctly, these traits can be very positive. Alcoholism is often referred to as a family disease, as it affects not only the alcoholic but everyone close to them. The…
Pornosexuals and Porn Addiction

Is ‘Pornosexuality’ Just a Clever Name for Porn Addiction?

A newly minted term – pornosexual – is being used by some to describe those whose sexual preferences lie more strongly with porn than with actual sex. What is ‘pornosexuality’ and what does it have to do with porn addiction? If you prefer watching porn over having sex with a human, then according to some…
Addiction Affects Family

‘Shameless’ Truly Portrays How Addiction Affects Family

Sad, funny, sexy and shocking, TV series ‘Shameless’ might be the first show to accurately portray codependency roles of family members affected by addiction. Funny, dramatic, sexy and shocking are all words that could be used to describe Showtime’s Shameless, now in its sixth season. Based off the original British series, Shameless showcases a family…
Codependent Family Roles

Codependent Roles in the Family