Battling Addiction

Why Cigarette Warnings Backfire

By Art Markman Ph.D.
For hardcore smokers, scaring doesn't work.

Why Anthony Weiner Is Not a Sex Addict (Nor Bill Clinton)

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Anthony Weiner and Bill Clinton do not meet the criteria for sex addiction

Beyond Abstinence

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.
Moderate drinking can work for those with a history of abuse.

Blinded by Biochemistry

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Why our definition of addiction matters

The Challenges of Self-Identification and Addiction

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Are you addicted to your sobriety?

To Lose the Weight, You Gotta Change How You Relate (to Food)

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Why behavioral skills are the key to long-term weight loss

Avoidance, Sobriety and Reality: The Psychology of Addiction

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
The antidote to addiction is learning to tolerate reality.

The Myth of “Addictiveness”

By Lance Dodes M.D.
In addiction, things are often not what they seem.

Aristotle and Addiction

By Jennifer Baker Ph.D.
Can Aristotle help us to think about the nature of addiction?

The search for sexual sanity continues

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Sometimes it doesn't seem to be just about sex.

Substance Use: Escaping or Embracing Life?

By William Berry, LMHC., CAP.
The difference between use and abuse may be attitude.

DSM-5 Attempts to Sweep Porn Addiction Under the Rug

By Marnia Robinson
Time to acknowledge the link between sex and brain science

The Hardest Addictions to Quit

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
And love is the worst!

Are You Exiting the Gene Pool Due to Low Sperm Count or ED?

By Marnia Robinson
Today’s ejaculation advice may be wrong for our species

Addiction: A Zen Perspective

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
The Zen of Addiction

Is Gambling Addictive?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Gambling, unlike drinking, has no redeeming social value

Do Gifted Adolescents Drink As Often As Their Peers?

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
When do smart people start drinking?

Addiction and Consequences: The Knowing and the Doing

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
When do you hit bottom?

The Slippery Slope of Social Smoking

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Suddenly, you're up to two packs a day

The Neuroscience of Relationship Breakups

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Is the Pain All in the Brain?

Understanding the Continuum of Addiction and the Addictive Personality

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Just because you're not drinking doesn't mean that you're sober.