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How to Define Psychotherapy During Drug Rehab

It is commonly understood that attending a professional treatment center is necessary for any serious substance abuse problem. But, what goes on at a professional drug and alcohol addiction treatment center? We know that psychotherapy is an integral part of most programs, but how exactly do we define psychotherapy for addiction treatment? Below, we will…

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Noticeable Signs of Addictive Behavior

Addictive behavior is a hallmark of substance abuse. Rewarding and reinforcing leads to a behavior becoming addictive. In substance abuse, the reward of the high, and the possible relief of something uncomfortable reinforces the behavior. This reward and reinforcement help cement the psychological compulsion to use an addictive substance. Patterns of Addictive Behavior Research has…