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Are Video Games Really Addictive?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 7, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022While the American Medical Association has yet to identify gaming addiction as a diagnosable disorder, compulsive video game use has become a widespread epidemic. Stories abound on the web of gamers who have become obsessed,…

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3 Types of Behavior Therapy

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 3, 2021Updated: October 7, 2021People with an addiction can get locked into a particular pattern of thinking and behaviors. That can hinder their efforts to overcome a substance use disorder. While traditional psychotherapy can be beneficial for addiction treatment, some individuals may find themselves more…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 16, 2019Updated: October 7, 2021Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is technically a kind of talk therapy. Someone can use cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to treat an addiction or a mental illness. By using the right CBT techniques, individuals can improve their mental health.How Does Cognitive Behavioral…