Recovery From Chemical Dependence

Recovery From Chemical Dependence

by Waln brown
     
 
Every time people use drugs, they are building a “pattern of dependency.” They become used to – and dependent upon – the drugs’ effects on their mind or body. This psychological or physical “need” for drugs is addiction. Once addicted, quitting the use of drugs becomes difficult. For example, nicotine is the

Overview

Every time people use drugs, they are building a “pattern of dependency.” They become used to – and dependent upon – the drugs’ effects on their mind or body. This psychological or physical “need” for drugs is addiction. Once addicted, quitting the use of drugs becomes difficult. For example, nicotine is the addicting drug in tobacco that makes it hard to stop smoking.


This concise summary of "need-to-know" information about Recovery From Chemical Dependency answers these important questions. What Is Addiction? Why Do People Become Addicted? How Does Addiction Develop? What Is Denial? What Is Recovery? What Is The Recovery Process? What Is Withdrawal? What Are Some Self-Managed Methods To Overcoming Chemical Dependency? How Can Counseling Help? What Are Self-Help Groups? Who Can Help With The Recovery Process?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011943089
Publisher:
William Gladden Foundation Press
Publication date:
10/25/2010
Series:
Drugs 101 , #16
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,023,221
File size:
9 KB

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