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alcoholicsguide

I am a recovering alcoholic/addict, researcher into the neuropsychology of addictive behaviours, writer and blogger at http://alcoholicsguidetoalcoholism.com/
and https://insidethealcoholicbrain.com/
and have contributed to various other addiction/recovery-based websites such as Addictionland, Klen + Sobr and Recovery SI.
I currently research and write theoretical articles with academics from a UK University

Are there Types Of Alcoholics?

In this three part blog we sill start to look more closely at the genetics of alcoholism, a subject area slightly neglected so far on this blog site. I have often sat in the rooms of AA and wondered if there are different types of alcoholics. One old […]

Mindfulness training targets neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction (Part 1).

The article on the effectiveness of Mindfulness that we cite and use excerpts from today (1) was published Frontiers in Psychiatry entitled “Mindfulness training targets neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction at the attention-appraisal-emotion interface” was designated in the 93rd percentile of 3,480,147 articles tracked by Altmetric. The Altmetric score is a […]

A Retrained Brain? Part 2

Here we conclude our two part blog on possible brain mechanisms which may be altered via the practice of mindfulness meditation. We will be adding more on the role of  meditation in the next few blogs as it does appear to have great utility in treating addictive behaviours. Neurobiology […]

Impulsivity is an Independent Predictor of 15-Year Mortality Risk among Individuals Seeking Help for Alcohol-Related Problems

In yesterday’s blog we looked at how AA membership and the 12 step program of recovery helped reduce impulsivity in recovering alcoholics. We mentioned also that impulsivity was present as a pathomechanism of alcoholism from vulnerability in “at risk” children from families, were there was a history of […]

Healing Within the Blur

Engaging the unconscious in everyday life with Chuck Bender

The Godly Chic Diaries

BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH

The happy Quitter!

It started when I gave up smoking and went from there!

Healing Self

An easier way to live with acceptance, compassion, and transformational self healing.

Making it write

mostly poetry, partly peculiar.

Andrea's Insight

Mostly addiction and recovery stuff

Recovery river

Practical Lessons for Everyday Life

Progress Not Perfection

This blog is about my journey towards a life grounded in balance, gratitude, creativity, and love.

Christianview.blog

Get Your Head On Straight. Also see Christianhope.net

juantetcts

The Courage To Shift is my Life Coach business that focuses on moving the client from victim, to VICTOR, regardless of their personal goals! Is there anything in life that you would like more of?

Mast Cells & Collagen Behaving Badly

My journey with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, M.E. & Mast Cell Disease

athingirldotcom

never judge a girl by her weight

praythroughhistory

Heal the past. Free the present. Bless the future.

allaboutbeingalive

tackling the teen life

Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

Espiritu en Fuego -- A Fiery Spirit Expressing Herself

tired of treading water

Ditching the drink and waking up

ruby tuesday abstains

a middle aged mums journey through sobriety