Defining Drug Addiction

Therefore, physical withdrawal symptoms should not be at the core of our concerns about the substance that you can see here. Second, and more important, many of the most addicting and dangerous drugs do not even produce very severe physical symptoms upon withdrawal.

Recovery Options: Treatment for Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

Drug Rehab and Alcoholism Treatment

These studies indicated that some treatment approaches were more effective than others for patients with certain characteristics. For example, Kadden and colleagues found that coping-skills training was more effective than interactional therapy at the end of 6 months of treatment Read more…

Drug Rehab Patient-Treatment Matching

For several decades it has been suggested that matching alcoholic patients to drug rehabs based on their particular characteristics may have the potential to improve alcoholism treatment outcomes. This idea developed from observations that alcoholics differ and that while many Read more…