Addiction And Powerlessness

Addiction and Powerlessness

Many people have difficulty with the concept of powerlessness. By definition, addiction involves powerlessness over compulsions and cravings such that we behave destructively. It is true that we are powerless to do what is right when taken over by an…

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Is Addiction A Disease?

Is Addiction a Disease?

Addictions are some of the most common psychiatric illnesses, on par with depression and anxiety. As mental illnesses, they are indeed generally lifelong diseases, like diabetes, that for the most part can be treated and managed, but not cured. Just as…

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Addictivity

Addictivity

“Addictivity” refers to being in the process of addiction. “Addiction” includes any compulsive habit intended to make us feel better that in the end makes things worse. Most of us are addicts to some degree. Most of us have experienced…

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