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Can Treatment for Gambling Addiction Really Work?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery, Rehab

Gambling is considered by most to be a socially acceptable activity, but some people are unable to control gambling behavior. Gambling is considered an addiction ... Read more
April 25th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery, Rehab

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How to Tell if You Have Food Addiction

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

Food is not just a necessity for life, but it is also a means of social engagement and a source of pleasure. Humans use food ... Read more
April 23rd 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

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Why pet owners might be vetted for substance abuse

Liz LazzaraCo-occurring Disorders, Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

Now more than ever, people are misusing and abusing prescription drugs — the numbers have been climbing for the past fifteen years. Often people assume that ... Read more

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Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Lindsey HallAlcohol Treatment, Co-occurring Disorders, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Drunkorexia—it’s a term that sounds like a joke, but is a growing behavioral trend on college campuses and well into adulthood. Referred to as “the ... Read more

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How Parents Unknowingly Influence a Young Girl’s Body Image

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

With the turn of the new century, American girls can look forward to creating self-directed lives that were unimagined in past generations. Social, academic and ... Read more
July 7th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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The Dangerous Balancing Act between Exercise and Obsession

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

What do exercise bulimia and diabetics have in common? A dangerous balancing act! Some individuals with diabetes tweak their daily insulin dosages to counteract slips ... Read more
June 18th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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American Ninja Warrior: Anorexia Turning Point

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Never underestimate the location of an epiphany. For Brant Axt, recognizing and accepting his anorexia came about when he realized that his personal definition of ... Read more
June 16th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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How Frances Chan Changed the Way Yale Handles Eating Disorders

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

In a recent scandal with Yale University, Frances Chan, a student who showed signs of malnutrition, challenged the standards which were used to judge her.
June 9th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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What Body Dismorphia is and How You Can Get Help

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

Body dismorphia is a type of chronic psychological disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about a flaw in their appearance. According to the ... Read more
March 31st 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders

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Who is Winning in The Biggest Loser?

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders

With Eating Disorders Awareness Month came the finale of NBC’s fifteenth season of reality television series, The Biggest Loser where Rachel Frederickson is the first ... Read more
March 10th 2014
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders