A new study from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy has found that an old drug just might have a new use as treatment for alcohol abuse and addiction.
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Addiction and depression are frequently coupled together in many people, as many people may attempt to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol, but find instead that their drug use ends up actually intensifying their symptoms of depression, creating a very dangerous and ineffective cycle. When seeking legitimate and supervised treatment for depression, it is especially important to strive for sobriety, because anti-depressant medication can pose a number of bad effects if is coupled with drug use.
The journey to recovery from addiction is long and difficult but the first 30 days are often the hardest for patients entering rehab. Some of them may have only recently made the decision to quit and some may still be in denial of their addiction.
Recovery from alcoholism is a journey that requires strength and devotion. When a person is recovering from addiction to alcohol, they must come to terms with the destructive behaviors they have been engaging in and learn to think and behave in a way that is conducive to their sobriety.
Drug addiction is a problem affecting people of every socioeconomic and ethnic background imaginable, no one is immune from the risk and pain of addiction. It is also an issue that is a rising epidemic in our society.