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Chemical dependency



Depression and chemical dependency
Many patients in recovery also show symptoms of depression

Chemical dependency and the elderly
Profile of the elderly alcoholic, health problems related to alcohol abuse, symptoms and effective treatment

Chemical dependency self-test
Self-test for people who are concerned they may have an alcohol or drug problem

Chemical dependency is a disease
Discusses the American Medical Association's official recognition of chemical dependency as a disease

Distinguishing between use, abuse and addiction
Professional guidelines for distinguishing between social drinking, problem drinking and alcoholism

How is chemical dependency affecting you?
Self-test to help people living with someone who is chemically dependent determine how the situation is affecting them

Women and chemical dependency
Discusses facts about women and chemical dependency, including special health risks for women

The Golden Years: drug use in the elderly
Aging brings many physical changes which affect the way the body responds to and processes drugs. Learn the do's and don'ts for safe, effective use of prescription and over-the-counter medications during the golden years

Exploding the myths about alcohol and addiction
Learn the truth about 14 popular myths about drinking and chemical dependency

Alcohol - even a little is too much when driving
Studies have shown that even the smallest amount of alcohol can become an impairment to your judgement

Addiction is the hidden pain in many families
Each day is just another day of suffering for many families - families with members who are addicted to alcohol or other forms of drugs