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Proper Motivation

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation Research in motivation has a long and varied history. Motivation is a topic that interests researchers and lay people alike because its influence is evident in… [ Read more ]

The Importance of a Custom Made Treatment Plan

The recent acceptance of the disease model for substance-abuse disorders can sometimes mislead people into believing that it addictions can be treated within this model; that since there is a… [ Read more ]

CBT, EMDR, PTSD and Addiction

The link between traumatic events and people turning to alcohol and drugs as a coping mechanism is one that has always been strong.  Studies have indicated that those that suffer… [ Read more ]

The Sensitive Nature of Adolescent Heroin Addiction

When we think of substance abuse among adolescents, we tend to conjure up images of teens drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.  Yet studies conducted between 2010 and 2011 indicate that… [ Read more ]

Clinical Substance Abuse Research in 2015

The scientific and academic communities are always on the case to increase our knowledge and understanding of substance abuse problems.  2015 will be no different.  Learning why these problems occur,… [ Read more ]