Articles in Addiction and Eating Disorders

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on April 14, 2020
Therapists relying heavily on Teletherapy to reach clients in isolation
on April 14, 2020
The pandemic has already robbed many of us of our sense of safety and for some, all aspects of our wellness are threatened. Across the United States and Canada, Psychiatrists, therapists, and counselors are conducting sessions ... Read full article
by Dr. Arnold Washton on December 26, 2019
Is harm reduction appropriate for problem drinking?
by Dr. Arnold Washton on December 26, 2019
Is harm reduction appropriate for problem drinking? Moderation programs are unlike traditional approaches and allow for strategies that reduce drinking.... Read full article
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
Strategies for controlling drinking during the holidays
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on December 04, 2019
The holidays are about celebration. This is the season for getting together with friends and loved ones and enjoying delicious food and drinks. If you are looking to abstain or drink less, here are a few strategies that will help... Read full article
by Dr. Arnold Washton on September 24, 2019
Alcohol and Substance Abuse in New York City Lawyers
by Dr. Arnold Washton on September 24, 2019
Heavy drinking is prevalent among lawyers in New York City and Princeton as instant relief from the stress and demands of the job.... Read full article
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
What does shame have to do with boundaries?
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
When we think of healthy boundaries, the word shame doesn’t often come to mind. But what are boundaries really? Boundaries are the ultimate self-care and personal responsibility. A boundary is something we set for ourselves, not for others.... Read full article
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence
by Dr. Stefan Kantrowitz on August 19, 2019
Treatment for opioid dependence needs to be comprehensive as the effects of opioid withdrawal affect the whole person. Physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms need care during the sensitive time of withdrawal in order to prevent relapse.... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
Codependency and Enabling Behavior
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
In terms of addiction, codependency occurs when one person, such as the addict's spouse or other family member, has learned or believes that the love they receive from the addict is contingent on allowing the addict to behave in a certain way. ... Read full article
by Dr. Farrah Hauke, Psy.D. on May 27, 2019
Can psychological treatment stop emotional eating?
by Dr. Farrah Hauke, Psy.D. on May 27, 2019
While we usually think of emotions such as frustration, loneliness, anger, fear, and boredom as triggers for impulsive or binge eating, even happiness and the urge to celebrate can cause us to eat emotionally.... Read full article
on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
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