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Addiction
- A psychological or physiological over dependence of an organism on a drug or action. Mainly associated with the label for a form of substance-use disorder, it is used only for cases in which there
has been long-term abuse leading to impaired social and/or occupational functioning. The specific drug or action involved is usually specified e.g. alcohol abuse, amphetamine abuse

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  Addictions & Help Resources

Addictions: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Sex - Pat McClendon's Clinical Social Work - Links to articles and resources about addictions: alcohol, drug abuse, sex, etc. 3/5
American Society of Addiction Medicine - The nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism or other addictions 4/5
Erowid - Information About Psychoactive Plants and Chemicals. 3/5
 
Hazelden Foundation - Is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people recover from alcoholism and other drug addiction. We provide residential and outpatient treatment for adults and young people, programs for families affected by chemical dependency, and training for a variety of professionals. Hazelden is also known as the world's premier publisher of information on this subject and related areas. 4 /5   Student
Jewish Alcoholics - Chemically Dependent Persons, and Significant Others 2/5
Majot Index to Addiction ReferencesA good listing of resources 3/5 Student
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. 3/5
National Clearing House for Alcohol and Drug Information 5/5
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 4/5 Student
Substance Abuse - Education & Research 3/5 Student
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration   3/5
Tavad - A Spanish site with Engish version dealing with treatment prevention and research of drug abuse. 3/5
Teen Drug Abuse - Providing information for parents to help troubled teens by prevention, intervention and a support network, who has been struggling with drug abuse and or alcohol abuse. 3/5
 
General Drug Information
  Addiction Treatment Forum - Newsletter on drug addiction recovery. Current information on Methadone. 3/5
  A Reevaluation of the Relationship Between Psychiatric Diagnosis and Chemical Imbalances. - An Article by Simon Sobo, M.D. 3/5
CEDRO Centre for Drug Research - CEDRO combines epidemiological and longitudinal research on illicit drugs, addiction theory, and drug policy developments in Europe. Articles in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Russian.  3/5
Chocolate Addiction  - Chocolate addiction": a preliminary study of its description and its relationship
to problem eating by Hetherington MM, MacDiarmid JI Department of Psychology  3/5
Drugnet - Drug and alcohol treatment and prevention global network 4/5
Institute for Social Drug Research (ISD) - The ISD is part of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the Faculty of Law, University of Ghent. 3/5
  Methadone Watchdog - Addiction Treatment Watchdog is a resource for educating medication-assisted-treatment patients and others about the disease and treatment of opiate addiction. Medications used for treatment of opiate addiction are methadone, Orlaam and Buprenorphine (Suboxone/Subutex). 3/5
NAMA Home Page - The National Alliance Of Methadone Advocates. "Together We Can Make A Difference". National Alliance of Methadone Advocates is composed of methadone maintenance patients and supporters.  3/5
NIDA-Diagnosis and Treatment of Drug Abuse in Family Practice- Treatment   2/5
NIDA News Release - Scientists Identify Brain Chemicals Involved in "Switching On" Cocaine Addiction.3/5
NIDA Research Report - Heroin Abuse and Addiction 3/5
Narcotics Anonymous - A self help organization offering sound advice and support 3/5
Pathophysiology of Drug Addiction  - NIDA (US). 3/5
Vicodin Addiction - Comes on the body extremely fast and vicodin addiction is fatal. Vicodin addiction is said by the PDR to start within the first several days of vicodin abuse. Vicodin addiction causes many deaths each year worldwide. Don't let vicodin addiction claim your life or someone you love's life. Spencer Recovery Centers are here to help with your vicodin addiction. 3/5
  
  Internet Specific
Center for On-Line Addiction (COLA) - Provides internet addiction training workshops and corporate seminar series for counselors and employers. 4/5
How Can I Tell If I'm Getting Addicted to Sex? - From ChristianAnswers.net, a book review, and a series of four questions aimed at helping discover sexual addiction and how far it's progressed. 2/5
Internet Addiction - A comprehensive look at the facts and opinions behind so-called "Internet addiction disorder" (compulsive over-use of the Internet). Information provided by PsychCom with may resource links. Cybersex. 4/5
Postmodernism and Psychotherapy - Theraputic Issues with Internet Addiction.  3/5
The Psychology of Cyberspace - By Dr. John Suler - Excellent site well worth visiting 5/5
Virtual-Addiction - Welcome to the Virtual-Addiction web site, providing information and resources on Internet and computer addiction. 4/5
Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction - Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction WHAT IS ADDICTION? In (Freeman, 92) is an article about addictive behaviours. Addiction is defined by Bratter & Forest as: 'A behavior pattern of compulsive drug use characterised by overwhelming involvement 3/5 Student
  
  Recommended Books and Miscellaneous Information
Drig Addiction Primer

A Primer of Drug Addiction: "Primer Drug Action" (Primer of Drug Action) (Paperback) by Robert M. Julien (Author) est.

Treating Drinkers and Drug Users in the Community (Paperback) by T.A.N. Waller (Author), D. Rumball (Author)

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