- Q How do I know if I have an addiction?
Fredrick Wade, Addiction MedicineAccording to the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, substance dependence is defined as:"When an individual persists in use of alcohol or other drugs despite problems related to use of the substance, substance dependence may be... Full Answer
- Q As a woman, how can my partner's pornography addiction affect me?
Dr. Madeleine Castellanos MD, Sexual HealthWhen your partner is preoccupied with porn, your self-esteem can suffer. You may feel hurt that he's paying less attention to you sexually, frustrated by his apparent lack of libido, and even inspired to start "competing" with porn stars yourself... Full Answer
- Q What does addiction look like when it takes over your life?
George Joseph, Addiction MedicineWhen addiction takes over your life, these are some of the troubles that can occur:• Neglect – nothing matters except for when and where you are going to use drugs or alcohol. Planning takes more time, so other responsibilities get dropped and... Full Answer