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“Dysphoria”: The concept that helped one man overcome addiction
An LPP client asked a question about something that he has been pondering: “Society seems to acknowledge the danger of prolonged depression and the link to addictive behavior. But what about this word dysphoria? Is it something at the...read more
Why do People Say Addiction is a DISEASE? — LPP Podcast Episode 46!
Stanton Peele answers questions from social media followers, listeners, and YouTube viewers. Today, Zach Rhoads reads Stanton a question from a Facebook follower: “Why do people call addiction a disease, and what is addiction REALLY?” Want to ask Stanton...read more
We have just had a baby, and now my boyfriend masturbates all the time.
My boyfriend masturbates all the time. His Instagram consists of ladies like Kate Sarkissian and literally any other lady. He tells me he doesn’t masturbate as much as he used to but I know he masturbates almost EVERY time...read more
Ask Stanton: Being forced into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) against a pregnant patient’s will
Dear Stanton, I just found out I was pregnant. My husband was told years ago he couldn’t have children so you can imagine our surprise. I was in an accident a few years ago and was prescribed hydrocodone 10mg...read more
My boyfriend smokes weed and it is affecting our relationship
Dear Stanton, My fiancé is good person for the most part. He is a hard worker and treats me well the majority of the time. The problem is he smokes weed a lot, lies to his parents about it....read more
Questions From Treatment Professionals – Ask Stanton
Do values pay a role in addiction? What can I say to my employers who push 12-step methods? Can people use narcotics safely, even with benefits, for years?read more
Alternate Treatments – Ask Stanton
Does naltrexone work? What do you think of SMART Recovery? What exactly is the community reinforcement approach (CRA) and how effective is it? Is salvation a cure for addiction? What do you think of naltrexone therapy for alcoholics? What...read more
Beneficial Drinking and Alcohol Policy – Ask Stanton
Are there any positive effects of drinking alcohol?read more
Harm Reduction – Ask Stanton
Can I ever get off methadone? How? Is harm reduction therapy too risky for a therapist to try? What do you think of my individualized harm reduction treatment? Can I ever get off methadone? Can I get wasted once...read more