physiological dependence

What Is Physiological Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: June 19, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 Physiological dependence can happen with the chronic use of most drugs—including many types of prescription drugs, even when they are taken as instructed by a physician. Thus, physical dependence…

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The Science of Psychological Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 19, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 For someone who doesn’t suffer from an addiction, it’s easy to think, “Anyone can quit with the right willpower.” The reality is that it’s not that simple. Physical and psychological dependence make it nearly impossible to quit without help. Sure, ending physical…

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Myths About Drugs

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 7, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 There is always an air of mystery that surrounds drugs. Some of this mystery comes from people spreading myths about drugs that they know nothing about. Unfortunately, this lack of knowledge makes it difficult for people to protect themselves against drugs. Below…