From Audrey Hepburn's iconic use of a cigarette holder in Breakfast at Tiffany's to the plethora of musical acts in the 1960s and 70s said to be "inspired" by psychedelics, there is a long history of works of popular culture showing drug use as glamorized and "cool" without showing the accurate downside and potential harm. Too often, popular movies and music today continue to present drug use in a largely positive light.
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New alcohol treatment methods are using advanced brain imagery and medication to aid in recovery. These treatment methods take into account the effect alcohol has on the brain's interconnectivity, and how the minute changes there relate to alcohol dependence.
Resentment is a negative emotion that comes out of an experience of being wronged. Whether the perceived wrong is truly coming from being hurt by another person, or simply something you imagine, resentment can gnaw at you, making relapse more likely or the recovery process less enjoyable.
A successful recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction is possible through first building a solid foundation. This foundation is constructed with lots of hard work, commitment, self awareness, and a willingness to change.
Scientists have long struggled to find out exactly why heavy drinkers face so much difficulty when trying to quit. Now new studies are shedding light on the subject by revealing that alcohol damages the part of the brain that manages self control.