Month: May 2014

Euphoria Re-experienced not Recalled?

Euphoria re-experienced not simply recalled.  It appears that negative affect (emotions, mood, anxiety) can automatically prompt thoughts of alcohol or drugs (1) and that the neural circuitries of affect, reward, memory and attention are taken over or ‘hijacked’ in the addiction cycle and often prompted into activation by […]

Soap Box

The blog will discuss the purely academic side, or neuroscientific side of this neurobiological disease –  it sets out a simple premise, irrespective of where recovery is achieved, AA or elsewhere or unaided, which states, in the hundreds of alcoholics we have met, there appears to be an emotional […]

Decision Making Deficits

Emotional dysregulation and altered reward sensitivity may underpin impulsive behavior and poor decision-making. Both of these tendencies can be seen in the “real-world” behavior of addicted individuals, but can also be studied using laboratory-based paradigms. Addiction is associated with a loss of control over drug use which continues in […]

Welcome

Hi and welcome to our blog which marries empirical neuroscientific evidence of what happens to the brain – how various functions and regions of the brain are “hijacked” – in the transition to full blown alcoholism – so that the alcoholic (or addict) ends up having limited control […]

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Exposing abuse under the guise of BDSM & related reflections on self-recovery.

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A Christ-Centered Recovery Program

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Accepting Mid-Life Addiction Recovery One Slow Deep Breath At A Time

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Waking up to the sobering reality that booze is the problem not the solution

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Learning how to live well with chronic illnesses by self healing.

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My thoughts rule my Tangled world.