Codependency In A Nutshell

Codependency In A Nutshell

Co-dependency is a disease of immaturity caused by childhood trauma.  Co-dependency is a disease of immaturity caused by childhood trauma.  How many people do you know who seem to spend most of their time operating out of an emotional self that seems to be about 15...
3 Step Guide: Addiction Relapse Prevention

3 Step Guide: Addiction Relapse Prevention

Like other chronic conditions, addiction relapse is a common occurence. It is one thing to stop the addictive behavior; it is another thing to stay stopped. It is still another thing to stay stopped and at the same time enjoy full physical, psychological, social and...
What Constitutes an Addiction?

What Constitutes an Addiction?

Biological – Psychological – Social Addiction is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by a maladaptive pattern of behavior or substance use which leads to significant impairment in a person’s life. It is critical to understand addiction as a complex...

Addiction and Personality

Addiction and Personality The belief that personality plays a role in addiction – that it may even be the major or sole cause – has a long tradition. In the nineteenth century, alcoholics were thought to suffer from “degeneracy”, an inherited trait that encompassed...

Codependency

Codependency is a condition of lost “selfhood”. Originally the term codependency was used to describe the person whose life was affected as a result of being involved with someone who was chemically dependent. It is a normal response to an abnormal situation. It is...