Addiction Articles

What is Comorbidity? And How Can It Help You?

Comorbidity – it’s a strange sounding word that can seem intimidating. What does it mean if your mental health care worker or psychiatrist mentions comorbidity when explaining your psychological health? What is comorbidity? In the field of psychology, comorbidity means that you don’t just have one diagnosable mental health issue, but the symptoms of two...

Online Gambling Addiction- Should You Be Worried?

An addiction is anything that starts to consume your thoughts and negatively affect your relationships, career, and finances. And one of the fastest growing addictions at present is online gambling. Just some online fun, or are you actually gambling? No, you aren’t physically going to a casino or the races. But “just spending a few...

Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Addiction – The Best Way Forward?

If your idea of treatment for addiction is based on recent television and movies (group therapy, recovery centres) you might already know about dual diagnosis treatment without realising it. An approach to addiction that involves both dealing with your substance abuse and your mental health, dual diagnosis treatment is increasingly the preferred treatment. But this...