The Most Common Addictions For Teenagers

The Most Common Addictions For Teenagers

Addiction is a large and growing mental health problem among teenagers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that addiction to drugs and alcohol is the single largest mental health problem among teenagers, edging out ADHD, which is the most commonly diagnosed mental health problem for young people between the ages of […]

New Research Supports Sexual Addiction As An Official Diagnosis – Even Though The APA Omitted It From The DSM-5

New Research Supports Sexual Addiction As An Official Diagnosis – Even Though The APA Omitted It From The DSM-5

In the spring of 2013 the American Psychiatric Association (APA) published the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, commonly referred to as the “DSM-5.” This book presents medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other clinicians with in-depth descriptions of all APA-approved psychiatric diagnoses. Before publishing the DSM-5, the APA […]