addictions

Pain Management and Addictions – Medication Safety – Dr. Jennifer Stevens

The focus point of chronic pain clinics and one of the focus points for education of health professionals is around

Is cannabis abuse harmful?

There are several long-term effects of cannabis abuse. Risk of mental illness The first and arguably the most concerning is

Supporting someone with addiction

Supporting someone with addiction, from the treatment of their addiction through to rehab is incredibly challenging. Why is it so

What is an addictive personality? A brief video.

What exactly is addictive personality disorder? The concept of addictive personality is something that is talked about, bandied around, used

Why is quitting smoking so hard?

Quitting smoking is difficult. Cigarettes contain nicotine, nicotine is highly addictive, and that is what makes it, at a biological

Video game addiction can be treated with psychotherapy

Whether addiction to videogames represents a real disorder is still under debate, but it is recognised in the World Health

E-cigarettes may help smokers to quit

The debate over the use of e-cigarettes as a tool to help smokers quit has been fiery – both in

eCigarettes and vaping

What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that resemble tobacco cigarettes, cigars or pipes except that they do not contain

Why alcohol is not a good coping strategy during COVID-19

Have alcohol sales gone up? Well, as most of you know, alcohol sales have gone through the roof during the

What is the best way to quit smoking?

Using more than one form of nicotine replacement therapy made it easier for smokers to quit, and ‘pre-loading’ patches or

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