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Synonyms for dependence

Synonyms for dependence

absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another

Synonyms for dependence

the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

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If chemical dependence occurs at the cellular level, then it would make sense that the treatment should also work at the cellular level, Dr.
The fact that such drugs work suggests that there might be similar brain mechanisms involved in chemical dependence and pathological gambling, and the main neurotransmitter that overlaps with both conditions is serotonin.
Myth #4: Eating disorders result in less professional impairment than alcoholism or other chemical dependence.
Emotional illness ranks second to chemical dependence as a cause of impairment in physicians.
The power of digital is transforming the relationship between patients and healthcare providers, as Father Martin's Ashley, a national leader in the treatment of alcoholism and chemical dependence, is demonstrating.
8220;We help patients find a new way to live, free from the destructive influence of chemical dependence,” said Dr.
The data analysis identified three primary subpopulations of frequent users: patients with chronic medical needs who did not have access to primary care, individuals with behavioral health and/or chemical dependence diagnoses, and homeless individuals.
Material is organized around 35 main presenting problems, including anger management, blended family conflicts, chemical dependence, and eating disorders.
In my years of chemical dependence counseling and teaching at the collegiate level, I have encountered many people who have not only heard myths about chemical dependency and counseling, but who also believe these myths without question.
Prevention approaches that include the problems of children and youth caused by chemical dependence in the family and the community.
This should included a reinvigorated public education and mass media campaign that stresses the benefits of healthy drug-free lifestyles, and more treatment programs that offer addicts the hope of breaking free of their chemical dependence.
This module discusses the relationship between the three core personality characteristics that predispose a person to chemical dependence and the types of life situations that "trigger" predisposed people to chemical use as a maladaptive coping mechanism, and also examines eligibility determination, service planning, and service provision.
LLUHS is widely respected as a health care leader and is known for its pioneering and cutting-edge work in such areas as organ transplants, proton treatment for cancers, cardiac care, physical rehabilitation, acute pediatric and adult care, as well as treatments for chemical dependence and other behavioral disorders.
23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists in the open access journal PLOSONE reported today on a comprehensive systematic evaluation of compliance to prescribed treatment medications and abstinence from psychoactive drug abuse in chemical dependence programs.
The book is alphabetically organized around 43 presenting problems such as chemical dependence, depression, financial stress, eating disorders, low self-esteem, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
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