On: August 5, 2020 In: Alcohol

Alcohol is the most widely used recreational drug in the world and is taken for its relaxant and social facilitation properties. It also has a complex relationship with psychiatric disorders. Many persons with anxiety, low esteem, social phobias, and depression use it as a self-medication in the hope of...

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On: February 7, 2020 In: Alcohol, Disorder

Addiction is an illness of the brain and is understood as drug-seeking behaviour. This behaviour is compulsive, in the sense that a person feels consistent urge to take the drugs. Gradually this drug taking turns into a consistent...

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On: April 11, 2019 In: Alcohol, Disorder

Alcohol/Drug addiction refers to the dependence on psychoactive substances that provides a pleasurable experience to the brain and has the potential of psychological dependence along with physical dependence...

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