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Narcissism and Drug Addiction: The Link

In this blog, we will cover the connection between narcissism and addiction, from the types of narcissists–including grandiose and covert–to whether all addicts are inherently narcissists. This complex psychological problem cannot be fully explored in one blog alone, but we can cover the highlights and show where the overlap between narcissism and drug addiction occurs […]

Can You Beat Addiction On Your Own?

As addiction is a serious disorder that frequently necessitates expert aid and support, overcoming addiction on your own can be a difficult and complex undertaking. While some people may be able to recover from addiction without professional help or support, it is typically safer and more successful to seek help from medical professionals, support groups, […]

What Does Addiction Feel Like? | You’re Not Alone

Although addiction is a complicated and varied disorder with many effects on people, but there are certain similar experiences and feelings connected to it. In this blog, we will look at some things people with addiction may go through. Remember, if you are asking yourself what does addiction feel like and think you may be […]

Fentanyl Addiction Guide

Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid painkiller, which helps pain in cancer patients as well as in people with severe pain who have become dependent on other opioids. The strength of fentanyl can be compared to 50–100 times the potency of morphine. It is often administered via pill, injection, skin patch, or lozenge. Because of its potency […]

DSM Addiction Guide

The American Psychiatric Association created the widely used diagnostic reference manual known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM offers criteria for diagnosing substance use disorders, including addiction, in its fifth edition (DSM-5). A summary of the DSM-5’s definition of addiction is given in this blog. 

Codeine Addiction Guide

Codeine is a prescription narcotic that also works as a cough suppressant and induces sleep. Codeine, which is derived from morphine, is comparable to other opioid medicines like Vicodin and Percocet. Codeine has a strong potential for addiction and habit formation, just like these other substances. Understanding codeine addiction is the first step toward helping […]

PCP Addiction Guide

The perception or experience of pain, emotion, learning, memory, and reaction to the environment are all regulated by glutamate. The hallucinogen and dissociative substance phencyclidine alters the brain’s glutamate levels, causing hallucinations. 

Top Meth Addiction Symptoms

Meth began as a way to keep troops in Germany, America, and Britain awake and ready for combat day and night during World War II. This process was repeated during the Vietnam War also. Since then, this drug has been administered in some form to treat allergies and colds. All amphetamines were categorized as Schedule […]