The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection How to Manage the Narcissistic People in Your Life Does your boss constantly blame you for things you didn’t do? Do you isolate yourself from friends and family to avoid conflict at home? Do you feel anxious when you see a certain ‘friend’s’ name on your …∞
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Dual Disorders – Third Edition A recovery book. Depression Bipolar Schizophrenia. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Millions of individuals diagnosed with psychiatric or emotional disorders must battle an equally menacing and powerful disease–chemical dependency (alcoholism, addiction, marijuana). First published in 1993, Dual Disorders is the leading text on the biological and psychological relationship between mental illness and …∞
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Relations between 12-step Attendance, Depression, and Substance Use in Patients with Comorbid Substance Dependence and Major Depression. Among patients with substance dependence and comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD) receiving treatment, we examined if differences in depression were mediated by 12-step involvement, and if the effects of 12-Step involvement on future alcohol and drug use were …∞
Patients with a sexual abuse history had higher rates of psychological problems,
Dual Recovery Anonymous is an independent, nonprofessional, twelve step, self-help fellowship organization for people with a dual diagnosis. Our goal is to help men and women who experience a dual illness. We are chemically dependent (alcoholic / addict) and we are also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness. Both illnesses affect us in all …∞
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Tim’s Story… Dual Recoveries Anonymous has offered me what I had lost or been unable to find in my sobriety. It offers me believable hope and steps to apply to both my chemical dependency and my psychiatric illnesses. It also offers me a way to heal the emotional and psychic damage that I experienced as …∞
Mental health study shows friends can help The study by the Mental Health Foundation discovered almost 80% of people know at least two friends who have experienced mental distress, yet many don’t want to admit their problems for fear of stigma and what their friends might think. People in recovery will know of the benefits …∞
The Twelve Steps And Dual Disorders With compassion and encouragement, this book helps us to begin and strengthen our recovery from our addictions and emotional or psychiatric illnesses. A gentle, spiritual and supportive approach to bolster our recovery, The Twelve Steps and Dual Disorders provides an adaptation and discussion of each of the Twelve Steps …∞
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A study of Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step oriented self-help programs finds that they can help most people recover from alcoholism, even those who are not religious or have mental-health problems. The Pacific Institute on Research and Education (PIRE) reported that researchers tracked a group of 227 alcoholics over three years and found that those …∞
These are the Guiding Principles of Recovery for alcoholics, addicts and co-dependents There are many pathways to recovery. Recovery is self-directed and empowering. Recovery involves a personal recognition of the need for change and transformation. Recovery is holistic. Recovery has cultural dimensions. Recovery exists on a continuum of improved health and wellness. Recovery is supported …∞
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