Topic: signs and symptoms
In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.
Of course, the drinker isn’t aware of having entered a blackout. Far as they’re concerned, things are proceeding as normal.
Naturally, high-energy entrepreneurs are attracted to stimulants. At least until they begin to experience the toxicity associated with too much of a good thing.
But if a community treats a correctional institution as a kind of locked flophouse, what else we can expect?
The real solution would have been for Prince to have received treatment for his drug problem, which by this time was a far bigger issue than his somatic pain.
They qualify for the diagnosis, but have not yet experienced the sort of problems that are usually required to motivate a serious attempt to abandon drug use.
This isn’t a problem a physician can deal with comfortably in the context of a 12-15 minute office visit.