Affluent Neglect

Society expresses great concern for poor, underserved children and the increased likelihood they may lack access to health care and education, or that they may turn to drugs or crime in adulthood. Less attention is paid to children of affluent parents who have their own set of problems. Emotional neglect often goes unnoticed or unreported, which may…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph. in the 1980s, is a type of talk therapy originally designed for high-risk, suicidal people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Today, DBT is used to treat people struggling with a range of complex and intense emotions, including substance abuse and addiction, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders,…

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Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Treatment

In general terms, yoga is an exercise that benefits the body, mind and spirit through an integration of breathing techniques, strengthening exercises, postures and meditation. There are many types of yoga; all are beneficial. Although yoga is a centuries-old practice, it is a relatively new treatment modality in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. Acceptance…

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Why Some People Think Sex Addiction Doesn’t Exist

Does sex addiction really exist? Is sexual addiction a true disorder? Or is hypersexuality just an excuse for irresponsible behavior or infidelity? Those are complicated questions, and even experts in the world of behavioral health and addiction will probably never agree on the answers.  Many people think hypersexuality should be classified as an addiction. They…

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Bloomberg – ‘It Could Destroy Your Life’: Crypto Trading Goes to Rehab

We saw a 300% increase in inquiries about crypto problems since 2018, Jan Gerber, CEO of Paracelsus Recovery, explained to Charlie Wells and Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou for Bloomberg.

Our lead psychiatrist, Thilo Beck, emphasised that the problem occurs because compulsive crypto traders simply respond to their brain’s reward mechanisms. For example, while cryptocurrency seems like a smart investment, the lack of regulation makes crypto markets highly volatile. So, when you win, you win big. These ‘big wins’ release vast amounts of feel-good chemicals in our brain, which is why cryptocurrency is as addictive as gambling.

We now provide specialised treatment programmes catered to cryptocurrency addiction. Interested to find out what that means? Learn more here --> Crypto Trading Goes to Rehab

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