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PHD Psychology

Psychologist•Chennai
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Drug abuse or addiction is not a sign of weakness or a character flaw, but it takes a lot more than willpower to overcome the problem. Abuse of illegal or certain prescribed drugs can trigger alterations in the brain alterations that may lead to strong cravings and an impulse to use that makes sobriety seem like an unachievable goal. However, there is good news no matter how hopeless the situation may seem, or how many times you have tried to break free and failed, with support and appropria...more
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Homeopath•Hyderabad
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lybrate-user, homoeopathy offers very good treatment for your problem and without side effects or addiction. Please take homoeopathic medicine arsenic album 200 daily in the morning and evening (5 to 6 pills-- 2or 3 drops if it dilution-- each time) for 7 days. This being a chronic problem, it takes time. For further comprehensive treatment with more medication for a permanent solution, you may opt for private consultation with me: rs149/
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Ayurvedic Doctor•Indore
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Drug addiction is a condition, which is abnormal or pathological and occurs due to excessive use of alcohol, drugs, smoking or other such addictive substances. The different effects of addiction are acute drug use, drug-seeking behavior, relapsing vulnerability, slow response to natural stimuli, and last but not the least, low motivation in life.

Drug addiction is regarded as a community disease as it leads to crimes, violence, failure in school, child-abuse, the loss of productivity an...more
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M. Phil In Clinical Psychology

Psychologist•Lucknow
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Drug addiction is a major problem in today's world. The major part of these drug abuse victims are teenagers. There are several reasons may drive your teen kid to hard drugs which include peer pressure, neglect, curiosity or just for the sake of being cool. This could be a major concern for the parents whose children get addicted to drugs but an important thing to keep in mind is that the only person who can help your kid overcome addiction are the parents.

Here are a few measures that ...more
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BAMS, MD - Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Doctor•Lucknow
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Drug addiction is an addiction of a very severe kind. This causes the sufferer i.e. the drug addict to seek and use drugs compulsively despite the destructive consequences to themselves and those around them. This is known as a chronic brain disease because of the functional and structural changes it causes in the brain. It is the overpowering dependence on illegal or legal medications and drugs. One cannot quit taking drugs just by strong will or good intentions. Ayurveda's holistic method comb...more
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BAMS, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma

Ayurvedic Doctor•Raipur
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Drug addiction is an addiction with a very severe kind. This causes the sufferer i.e. the drug addict to seek and use drugs compulsively despite the destructive consequences to themselves and those around them. This is known as a chronic brain disease because of the functional and structural changes it causes in the brain. It is the overpowering dependence on illegal or legal medications and drugs. One cannot quit taking drugs just by strong will or good intentions. Ayurveda's holistic method co...more
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M.D Psychiatry , MBBS

Psychiatrist•Faridabad
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Is someone close to you into drugs? Are you concerned about him or her having a drug problem? There are several patterns of drug abuse, which help you to determine the extent of drug abuse a person is undergoing. It is important for you to recognize your dear ones drug use patterns and analyse whether you need to take further steps. The different drug abuse patterns are classified as follows:

Hard drug use
Hard drugs like cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine are considered to be th...more
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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS

Psychiatrist•Dehradun
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Drug addiction is a disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite knowing its harmful consequences. It is a chronic brain disease, which is often relapsing in nature. It is considered as a brain disease as it alters the structure and functioning of the brain. How fast you can become addicted varies from one drug to the other. For example, a few drugs such as opioid analgesics can cause addiction more quickly than other drugs. Test your knowledge of drug addiction with the help of ...more
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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS

Psychiatrist•Bhopal
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Drug addiction is a disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite knowing its harmful consequences. It is a chronic brain disease, which is often relapsing in nature. It is considered a brain disease as it alters the structure and functioning of the brain. How fast you can become addicted varies from one drug to the other. For example, a few drugs such as opioid analgesics can cause addiction more quickly than other drugs. Test your knowledge of drug addiction with the help of the...more
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