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Alcoholism

Codependency, Addiction, and Emptiness

Emptiness is a common feeling. There are distinct types of emptiness, but it’s psychological emptiness that underlies codependency and addiction. Whereas existential emptiness is concerned with your relationship to...
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The Psychology of Diets

Evidence suggests that our dietary habits and the decisions we make about what we eat are acquired over several years, but what psychological processes underpin this kind of learning?...
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[A]Musings of a Spiritual Atheist

Musings of a Spiritual Atheist by Andrew J. Ackerman is a book about the author’s journey from addiction to recovery.  Ackerman, the self-described hard-line “spiritual atheist,” uses the book...
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What Is Binge Eating Disorder?

People with binge eating disorder feel both emotionally and physically out of control of their eating. Consequently, remorse and emotional anguish are common. Unlike the patient with bulimia, the...
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