Posts Tagged ‘Triggers’

  • ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    Aug 13, 13 • 2935 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on ADHD Medication Does Not Predict Future Addiction, Study Finds, But Having ADHD May

    ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a behavioral disorder most often diagnosed in children. It is chronic and persists into adulthood, although the symptoms often decrease with age. Symptoms of the disorder include a lack of focus,...

  • The Growing Problem of Teens and Porn Addiction

    Aug 7, 13 • 25255 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on The Growing Problem of Teens and Porn Addiction

    A teenage boy sneaks a peek of a hidden “girlie” magazine – it’s an image you might be familiar with firsthand or through movies and TV. While it’s normal for teenagers to be curious about sexual images, an addiction to porn can have a serious...

  • Should Parents Avoid Sharing Personal History of Substance Use With Children?

    Aug 2, 13 • 2247 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Should Parents Avoid Sharing Personal History of Substance Use With Children?

    Research has shown that parents who have an ongoing, open dialogue about decisions related to substance use with their children help lessen their risk for substance use. While there are many other important factors involved, such as the alcohol and drug...

  • Steroid Abuse Among Teens

    Aug 1, 13 • 4148 Views • Steroid Drug UseComments Off on Steroid Abuse Among Teens

    The middle school years are the years where young teens are between childhood and adulthood. Their bodies and their opinions about their bodies are rapidly changing. With the changes comes some dissatisfaction and some teens try to find other ways to improve...

  • Using Adderall as a Study Drug Can Prove Deadly

    Jul 26, 13 • 2705 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Using Adderall as a Study Drug Can Prove Deadly

    Our society has become one that rewards achievement at all costs. Many athletes, students, and workers in stressful occupations have faced moments where they feel the need to artificially augment their abilities. Whether it’s inching ahead of the...

  • Study Finds Adolescent ADHD Tied to Substance Abuse

    Jul 24, 13 • 2764 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Study Finds Adolescent ADHD Tied to Substance Abuse

    If you are a doctor treating or a parent caring for a child with ADHD, there is something you should know. Those with ADHD carry a higher risk of drug, alcohol and tobacco use than peers who don’t share their diagnosis. A Futurity article details a study...

  • Substance Abuse Study May Help Explain Drug’s Lure, Despite Negative Consequences

    Jul 8, 13 • 4276 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Substance Abuse Study May Help Explain Drug’s Lure, Despite Negative Consequences

    The loved ones of an individual addicted to a destructive substance such as methamphetamine or heroin often watch, perplexed, as the addict destroys their life for a substance that makes them miserable. A new study may help explain why addicts keep going back...