Anxiety DisordersDepression: Depression & Related ConditionsPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The brain is composed of many different regions and structures. The brain's communication system permits these various regions and structures to coordinate their activities. Each of these different regions and structures serves different purposes. Addictions can alter these regions and structures. Subsequently, addictions can alter the way brain regions function. In this section, we discuss the regions and structures that are affected by the addictive process. We will review the brain's role in commonly observed problems associated with addiction: 1) Impaired decision-making, impulsivity, and compulsivity, 2) drug-seeking and cravings, 3) habit formation, craving, withdrawal effects, and relapse triggers and 4) stress regulation and withdrawal.
Practical Recovery, established in 1985, is the world's leader in collaborative addiction treatment. Located in San Diego, California (USA), we offer a full range inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment services that are customized for each person. We rely on proven methods, informed by the latest neuroscience and addictions research. Our methods empower people to create their own solutions for healthy living, rather than relying on the 12-step powerlessness approach. Most services are provided by doctoral level, university-trained clinicians. We provide individual and group sessions; medications and detox as needed; flexible length of stay; and optional holistic healing. We offer modern comforts and conveniences such as private rooms; gourmet meals; excursions to the beach; mobile communication; and computer access. For a complimentary consultation, call 800-977-6110.
About Us | About CenterSite | Advertise with Us | Terms & Privacy | Submit/Update ListingsCopyright © CenterSite, LLC, 1995-2021