Understanding OCD and its symptoms

Some of us want to arrange everything perfectly or find solace in following a particular routine. However, when such thoughts of organizing and arranging things in an orderly manner turn compulsive and intrusive, it might be obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD belongs to the spectrum of anxiety disorders and is a complicated mental disorder. It can…

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Does relapsing signify failure? How effective is a relapse prevention therapy?

Sometimes you have to take a step behind to emerge stronger. Similarly, weaning off drugs and attaining long-term recovery is an uphill task. It is a life-transforming process. But people have to brace for relapses while trudging on the path to sobriety. It is wrong for people to consider relapse as a sign of failure….

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Win over substance abuse with help from a rehabilitation center in India

A February 2019 report on substance use in India by the ministry of social justice and empowerment revealed that 5.2% of Indians or more than 57 million people are the victims of harmful alcohol use. There are an estimated 8.5 lakh people in India who inject drugs (PWID). The report also says that over 1.08%…

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Want to understand the process of medical detox for alcohol? Read on!

According to a recent government report substance abuse has a high prevalence rate in India. A minimum of 57 million Indians (5.2 percent of the population) rely on alcohol and require treatment. The report also estimated that 7.2 million Indians need treatment for marijuana addiction, 6 million for opioid addiction, and another 4 million for…

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How drug and alcohol rehab centers are assisting people grappling with addiction

Addiction in India is widespread and millions in the country are in the grip of severe alcoholism and abuse of substances like cannabis, opiates and other over-the-counter drugs. However, there is an acute shortage of treatment centres to address this mammoth addiction problem in the country. According to Dr. Atul Ambedkar, additional professor of the…

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