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Addicted to Trading

Since the beginning of the pandemic, many popular types of gambling-related events such as football, horse racing, and other sporting events have been put on hold. In combination with the immense financial pressure that the pandemic has placed on most people, those who enjoy or are accustomed to gambling, and even those who are new to it, have turned to online gambling and trading apps to earn extra money, which, initially, seems easy. Unfortunately, it isn’t as easy as it seems making money trading, and many people have found themselves addicted.

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What is Somatoform Disorder?

People who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder are subject to experiencing intense feelings of loneliness and isolation, a deep sense of hopelessness or emptiness, and have a deep-seated fear of abandonment. To protect oneself against these feelings, those with BPD may engage in several defence mechanisms,

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Borderline Personality Disorder: What is Splitting?

People who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder are subject to experiencing intense feelings of loneliness and isolation, a deep sense of hopelessness or emptiness, and have a deep-seated fear of abandonment. To protect oneself against these feelings, those with BPD may engage in several defence mechanisms,

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Global Snapshot of Addiction

Addiction is a term often surrounded by harmful stigma. Until recent decades, addiction was often misunderstood as a personal failure, a sign of weakness, or simply a personal choice, and treatment options were limited. Advances in our neuroscientific understanding of addiction have allowed us to view it in a new light and discover new and effective treatment options

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Co-Codamol Addiction – signs, symptoms and treatment?

As an opiate, codeine is a highly physically and psychologically addictive substance.1 When addiction develops, professional treatment is required. Misuse of opiates can be fatal, so it’s essential that treatment is sought and provided at the earliest possible stages of addiction.

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Coping with Panic Attacks at Night

Panic attacks can make a person feel as though they are completely alone in their experience. The thoughts and feelings that come up can be deeply personal and difficult to rationalise. However, nocturnal panic attacks are more common than many sufferers believe

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The Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol

Giving up alcohol can be challenging, but there are a whole range of benefits to quitting that can make the separation between you and your alcohol use feel less difficult and even highly rewarding. Here will explore some of the benefits you can expect to reap when you stop drinking.

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behavioural health

What is Behavioural Health?

Behavioural health is an all-encompassing term that refers to the scientific study of emotions, behaviours, and biology, and how these different concepts relate to an individual’s mental health, their overall sense of self-worth, and their ability to function in day to day life. Not to be confused with mental health, behavioural health includes more areas of concern that affect an individual’s overall mental and physiological health

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Addicted brain

Neuroscience and the Addicted Brain

Addiction is a neurobiological phenomenon that often leads to people feeling powerless over their own decisions. As addiction can form out of behavioural habits, as well as a chemical dependence to a substance, the issue itself is incredibly complex. Luckily, our understanding of addiction and how it affects our brains is actually very well researched.

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wealth can be traumatic

Can Wealth Be Traumatic?

Trauma is not typically something which people associate with wealth; frequently people assume that because people are wealthy that their lives are easy. However, modern research has shown that this is not in fact true, and that incidences of mental illness and addiction can be just as, or more so, prevalent in those who are wealthy than those who are not.

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Which rehab is best for me?

Rehab can be a very daunting prospect for those who are inexperienced with it; some people picture sitting around in groups talking, whilst some might think of a confrontational boot-camp experience where people are “broken down and built back up”. Whilst some places do practise these models, at Addcounsel we believe that that our client-focussed approach is what makes us so unique and effective.

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