What Makes A Finger-Tapping Test A Key Indicator of Intoxication?

What Makes A Finger-Tapping Test A Key Indicator of Intoxication?

Legally speaking, drunkenness is defined as a level of alcohol intoxication that boosts the body’s blood-alcohol level to 0.08 percent or higher. However, the impairing effects of drinking begin long before a person’s blood alcohol reaches this level, and awareness of impending drunkenness could potentially reduce further participation in drinking and help prevent serious alcohol-related […]

Teens And Their Addiction To Love

Teens And Their Addiction To Love

Teens can be intense about friendships and opposite sex relationships. Parents might deem this behavior a normal part of growing up, but a pattern of intense relationships can turn into love addiction. It doesn’t sound nearly as damaging as other addictions, but it can be the outer garment covering a deep well of trouble. Love […]

The Dangers Of Cheese Heroin

The Dangers Of Cheese Heroin

If you’re a parent, the word heroin should be a serious cause for concern.  It’s long been recognized as a highly addictive and dangerous drug, capable of hurting or even killing those who abuse it.  As dangerous as conventional heroin is, there’s a particular form of the drug that may be even riskier for children […]

When Depression Strikes In Mid-Life

When Depression Strikes In Mid-Life

Mid-life brings with it a host of changes, such as uncooperative joints, embarrassing moments of incontinence, and graying hair.  Many of these undesirable changes are the fodder for not-always-so-funny jokes about aging. Some of the changes that come with middle-age, however, are more serious, including mid-life depression. As people move through their 40s, 50s, and […]

Recovery From The Egotistical Delusion In Addiction

Recovery From The Egotistical Delusion In Addiction

“I felt bad that I had worried them like that, but in my self-centeredness it had simply never occurred to me that they cared that much.” (Alcoholics Anonymous, 445) Addicts are plagued simultaneously by an inferiority complex and a superiority complex. Though these defective personality traits seem like opposite sides of one coin, they aren’t. […]