Heavy Users

October 2, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

Some observers have criticized us for orienting treatment methods to more severe cases, but that’s predominantly who we see in many forms of treatment.

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Genetic Marker for Alcoholism

August 28, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

There would presumably be a real advantage to a genetic profile that pinpointed those at special risk for alcoholism

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Addiction Treatment via US Healthcare System: The Downside

August 4, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

The reality is that if we’d had to rely solely on the healthcare system, a lot of people who are in recovery today would simply never have made it.

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Alcoholism Medications– and Alcoholics

June 26, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

An alcoholic can self-regulate consumption for periods given the support from a research project, but when that support ends, a return to previous behavior is likely.

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The War Within

March 17, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

It was never really about the job, or an article in Time, or anything except his own fervent desire to keep drinking and prove everyone else wrong.

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Do I Have a Drinking Problem?

November 8, 2013 by D. Ryan Hooper

Ultimately, you are the only one that makes decisions about your life.

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Models of Addiction: The Moderation Model

September 12, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s always someone who is convinced that with the right support, the right technique, they could once again drink socially.

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Models of Addiction: The Psychoanalytic Model

July 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

And there’s no reliable way to tell whether addictive personality traits represent a cause or a result of addiction.

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Models of Addiction: The Medical Model

July 15, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

However necessary — and it is necessary — good acute care will never be enough to solve the problem of addictions.

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Models of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

July 8, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

By examining the models through which people view and deal with addiction, we can better understand how our society reacts to its continuing presence.

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