Monthly Archives: April 2020

Role of Alcoholic Anonymous in Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a worldwide communal support community with the avowed rationale of empowering its associates to “stay abstemious and help other alcoholics achieve abstinence.” AA is an informal, self-sufficient, and apolitical organization. The only condition/requirement to become a member of AA is a desire of becoming sober.

AA was established in Akron, Ohio; during the year 1935, when Bill Wilson, an alcoholic, spoke with Bob Smith, another alcoholic; about a possible way to give up alcohol addiction, given the nature of alcoholism.

In 1939, a book named: “Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men

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Drug-induced Psychosis and Heroin Addiction

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Drug-induced Psychosis and Heroin Addiction

Psychosis is a psychological disorder which results in the affected persons construing the events and happenings around them differently and abnormally when compared with the interpretation of the same events & happenings by other mentally stable people.

Drug-induced psychosis, also referred to as ‘stimulant psychosis’, is a psychotic episode which occurs as a result of abuse of stimulants, prescription drugs, alcohol or narcotic drugs, all of which set off a psychotic response.

Psychosis is usually distinguished by symptoms like hallucination or delusion, which are highly surreal feelings. Hallucination implies the strong sensing of occurrences that

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Management of Withdrawal Symptoms during Lockdown

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Management of Withdrawal Symptoms during Lockdown

With more than three billion people around the world living under lockdown, is it likely that many people will turn to addiction while being confined to the four walls of their respective homes?

Before the country-wide, 21-day lockdown being announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several states had already begun preparations for such a situation. State government officials had already announced a list of essential services which would be active and functional during this lockdown phase. The list includes provision of basic necessities such as food, groceries, medicines, etc. However, the pubs and bars

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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms, Causes and Treatments | Tulasi Healthcare

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychological state distinguished by intermittent agitated and dismal episodes, scattered with episodes of comparatively normal mental functioning of the affected individual. The abnormal mood swings usually have an adverse effect on the daily routine of an individual struggling with bipolar disorder.

Mood swings of individuals affected by bipolar disorder can be characterized by feeling excessively ecstatic or short-tempered at one end & feeling miserable and despondent at the other end.

Adolescents are primarily affected by bipolar disorder, but there is a high probability of its onset among children too.

During an episode of hyperactivity,

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