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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…
Poorna Bell on Husband’s Depression, Heroin Addiction and Suicide

Chasing the Rainbow: Poorna Bell on her Husband’s Depression, Heroin Addiction and Suicide

High-functioning addicts can often lead otherwise normal lives while they’re suffering deep within. Learn how HuffPost UK executive editor Poorna Bell dealt with the depression and heroin addiction that ultimately took her husband’s life. Poorna Bell, executive editor and global lifestyle head for HuffPost UK, was married to a man who was fighting a deep…
Effects of Drugs on the Body and Brain

The Effects of 5 Popular Drugs on Your Body and Brain

Ever wonder why sipping a cocktail after a long day makes you feel relaxed, or why your eyes turn red after smoking a joint? We take a look at the physical and psychological effects of drugs on your body and brain. Millions of people around the world consume drugs each and every day – from…

What Exactly are the Short- and Long-Term Effects of Heroin Use?

Heroin use has made a comeback in recent years.  Understand its short- and long-term effects, signs of heroin addiction and the most effective treatment options. Understanding the effects of heroin and the available options for heroin addiction treatment is more important today than ever before. Heroin use has risen sharply in recent years, with most…
13th Step in Addiction Recovery

The 13th Step – How to Protect Yourself in Addiction Recovery

What is ‘13th Stepping’ at Recovery Meetings? The 13th step is not an official part of any 12-Step programme, but it has been named as such due to its regular appearance in AA and other 12-Step groups. When a group member with over a year of sobriety hits on or makes advances towards a newly…
Personality Traits of Addiction

Personality Traits That Are Common With Addiction

While no one is destined for addiction, there are certain characteristics that may put you at greater risk.  We take a look at the most common personality traits found among those who struggle with addiction. Behaviours that Increase Risk of Addiction You have most likely heard the term ‘addictive personality’, which insinuates that a person…
6 Best Apps for Mindfulness Meditation

The 6 Best Mindfulness Meditation Apps Reviewed

Meditation practice is like a muscle – it needs to be used regularly in order to get stronger.  We review 6 apps that can help you work some meditation into your daily routine, and start reaping the rewards of mindfulness in recovery. Although it has been practiced in Eastern cultures for thousands of years, it…
Can Baclofen Treat Alcoholism?

Is Baclofen Effective in Treating Alcoholism?

Various studies have been done on the effects of using baclofen to treat alcoholism, but the results are not exactly clear. Find out more about how this drug can (or cannot) be used to treat alcoholism. Everyone would love a quick fix to alcoholism – the ability to cure their disease with a pill the…

GHB Effects and Addiction: Not Just a ‘Date Rape Drug’

GHB is commonly known as the ‘date rape drug’, but it is also a favourite party drug and bodybuilding supplement, and the results can be deadly when abused.  Here we discuss the effects and risks of GHB, as well as how to spot an overdose. GHB was responsible for over 600 ambulance attendances in the…