Addiction is a complex disease. In this interview, Dr. Howard Wetsman, MD talks about the importance of treating biological and cognitive aspects of addiction. Learn more, here.
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Are you a therapist looking for a practical workbook to help you when working with groups of women? Check out this manual of evidence-based strategies for treating women with substance use disorders. More on why we like it here.
Cognitive Behavioral coping skills Treatment (CBT) is a short-term approach, focused on helping substance dependent individuals to abstain from their drug of choice. But, is CBT truly effective in treating addiction? We review here.
Many people who are addicted to drugs are also diagnosed with other mental disorders and vice versa. But can you treat depression and addiction at the same time? How does it work and is it effective? More insight here.
Are you stressed by the holidays? A brief guide of self-help techniques to help people in addiction recovery manage anxiety and stress during the holidays.