alcoholism


Specialty of Psychology

Toxic addictions are chronic illnesses that affect the brain and behavior, characterized by dependency to one or more harmful drugs to the body. Symptoms of alcohol addiction are consuming anxiety; loss of control and the inability to stop drinking; physical dependence, which causes withdrawal symptoms (sweating, fever, shivering ...) when you stop taking it; and tolerance, which is the need to drink increasing amounts of alcohol. In addition, excessive consumption of this drug has serious health problems, both mental (depression, psychosis ...) and physical (damage to liver, brain ...), and even death. Currently, there are successful detoxification, medicalized process for patients manage to overcome their addiction, eliminating or controlling the symptoms of withdrawal.

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