You can take Vicodin recreationally or to get high...but what happens after one year of use? Learn to identify the effects of Vicodin addiction and get advice from an MD on how to stop using Vicodin like an addict here.
Pathological use of video games has been reported in 8-14% of people who play video games. But what are the signs, symptoms and characteristics of video game addiction? We review here.
Can you become physically dependent on Vicodin if you are taking Vicodin 500 mg as prescribed? Dr. Burson answers here.
Yes, and no. In fact, video games have effects on multiple dimensions - the same video game can have both good and bad effects at the same time. Learn more about how researchers measure the effects of video games and when and why video games cause harm here.
The effects of video games on children can be positive and negative. In fact, medical and social sciences research indicates that both harmful and beneficial effects of even violent video games exist. We review the most commonly agreed upon effects of video games on children so that you can form your own opinion about video games and their role in your child's life.
The passive nature of watching television makes TV prime territory for addictive tendencies. We review the nature of television here, and offer 10 reasons for you to turn off the TV and consider possible television addiction here.
Teachers. Parents. Girlfriends. Ever wonder why kids, teens and adults play video games? Learn more about what motivates gamers to check out of "reality" and plug in to the game. We've got the top 10 reasons why people play video games here.
Yes, Ultram and Ultram ER (tramadol hydrochloride) can be addictive. In fact, the makers of Ultram even issued a new warning with the FDA about the dangers of Ultram. Learn who can get addicted to Ultram and who doctors recommend stay away from this narcotic pain killer here.
Friend or mentor? Or both? Can and should you be friends with a 12 step sponsor? We discuss here.
Many addiction professionals try to skip over the issue of HONESTY and rush into labeling clients and beginning to address other treatment issues. However, honesty is a must if freedom from addiction is your goal.
Worried about getting addicted to sleeping aids? Know the difference between sleeping pill tolerance and sleep aid addiction? We review the top 10 brand name addictive sleep aids here.