Karen Horney saw neurosis as part of normal life. Specifically, she saw neurosis as an attempt to make life bearable, as a way of “interpersonal control and coping.” This is, of course, what we all strive to do on a day-to-day basis, only most of us seem to be doing alright, while the neurotic seems …∞
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Vanderbilt study suggests coffee may help alcoholics quit drinking Not all recovering alcoholics smoke cigarettes, but almost all of them drink coffee, according to a new Vanderbilt study suggesting that healthy intake behaviors could help addicts kick their habit. The study, “Coffee and Cigarette Consumption and Perceived Effects in Recovering Alcoholics Participating in Alcoholics Anonymous …∞
Does Treatment and Self-help Work? Alcoholism can be treated similarly to other chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and asthma in adults. There are a variety of treatment options, depending on the individual’s particular situation and needs. Clinical studies have repeatedly found that treatment substantially reduces drinking among alcoholics. Many alcoholics, like individuals with other …∞
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