Synthetic Marijuana and Pregnancy

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Addiction, Pregnancy, Uncategorized, Women |

Synthetic Marijuana and Pregnancy Not much has been known about synthetic marijuana since it made its debut a few years ago. But more and more is coming out and one of the newest and biggest reports right now are the new findings dealing with synthetic marijuana and pregnancy. A case study was presented at the Annual clinical Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that indicated that pregnant women who use synthetic marijuana could experience symptoms which might be...

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Drug Rehabs for Mothers

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Addicted Parents, Addiction, Mother and Daughter Issues, Rehab, Women |

Drug Rehabs for Mothers Addiction affects 1 in 7 people and some put the number at as many as 1 in 3 people. Addiction does not discriminate. It crosses socioeconomic and ethnic lines; not just the poor or minorities. That being said, addiction can affect the lives of mothers: women who are supposed to be caring, nurturing, and responsible for innocent children.   Traditional Drug Rehabs for Mothers Unfortunately, many women lose custody of their children because of drug addiction. Those...

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Sexual Abuse and Addiction

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Addiction, Alcohol, Sexual Abuse, Uncategorized, Women |

Sexual Abuse and Addiction Sexual abuse and addiction have been found to have many links to one another. This is especially true of childhood sexual abuse and addiction. Childhood sexual abuse is a general term used to describe any adult behavior that coerces or forces a child into sexual activity, or frames a child in a sexual context. When adults with no history of childhood sexual abuse are compared to adults who experienced childhood sexual abuse, the adults with a history of childhood...

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Addiction: Men vs. Women

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Addiction, Alcohol, Women |

Addiction: Men vs. Women Men and women, equally end up trying a addictive substance at some point during their life regardless if it is alcohol, nicotine, or illicit drugs at some point. Some of those men and women become dependent and are unable to have just one cigarette or the occasional beer. Why is this? Well, the answer to the question may be different for men than it is women. Long considered a man’s problem, addiction related illnesses are responsible for the deaths of 200,000 women a...

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5 reasons women relapse

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Addiction, Mental Illness, Mood, Recovery, Rehab, Relationships, Sobriety, Women |

5 Reasons Women Relapse From my own personal experience with relapse I can tell you that for me there are now defining reasons someone relapses. A relapse can happen at any time regardless of what is going on if you are progressing in your own recovery. With that said though, there are some things that happen right before my relapse that kind of give away the fact that I am digressing and not progressing. Most of the time, one of the biggest reasons I relapse has to do with men. And with that...

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Childhood Abuse and Food Addiction

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Adolescent Girls, Anorexia Nervosa, Body Image, Child Abuse & Drug Addiction, Eating Disorder, Eating Disorders, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Uncategorized, Women |

Severe childhood abuse suffered by girls during childhood may be linked to a subsequent food addiction, new research suggests. Women who have experienced physical or sexual abuse during childhood are much more likely to have a food addiction as adults than who women who did not experience childhood abuse. National surveys have indicated that more than one third of American women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse before they reached the age 18. Also, this childhood abuse has...

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