a doctor answers the question are antidepressants addictive

Are Antidepressants Addictive, and Are They Safe?

If you’ve ever asked the question are antidepressants addictive, it could be because you or a loved one is battling an addiction problem related to these kinds of drugs. While not all antidepressants cause serious addiction issues, many of them can have unwanted side effects. Stopping the medication can also be more complicated than some…

a man stares at a door and wonders what is a physiological addiction to drugs

What is a Physiological Addiction to Drugs?

People who struggle with addiction issues can be addicted in several ways. There are physical and mental areas of addiction, but there are also physiological areas to consider. These are areas where the drug affects the physiology of the body, strengthening the addiction to that substance. You may wonder, “What is a physiological addiction to…



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a therapist talks to a woman and gives her an explanation of dual diagnosis treatment

An Explanation of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

When people consider getting treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction, there are often other issues at work. For example, mental health problems can lead to substance abuse in many cases. That’s why it’s so important to get an explanation of dual diagnosis treatment when you work with a drug rehab facility. You may need…