Drug Abuse

Does Addiction Run in Families?

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Usually, childhood addiction and trauma go hand in hand. Since parents or other peers in a child’s life heavily influence their development, it’s expected that children who witness substance abuse will adopt the behavior. Likewise, if a child undergoes verbal or physical abuse, it’s common to use alcohol or other drugs as a coping mechanism. However, the question is, does addiction run in families?

Childhood Trauma and Addiction

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The relationship between childhood trauma and addiction represents the experiences that caused a change in brain development. Although genetics and biology play a significant role, unquestionably, environmental factors contribute to how the brain adapts and functions over time…

CBT Techniques for Addiction

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The primary goal of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is to teach the necessary skills and techniques they need to control their emotions and thoughts in everyday life situations. Many exercises follow the therapeutic process to equip patients with coping skills. CBT techniques for addiction are particularly essential to help addicts prevent relapse after treatment…

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