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The healthy, and unhealthy, ways to self medicate.

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By Bill Knaus Ed.D.

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By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.

Pain medication can be addictive, so what are addicts with chronic pain to do?

Addiction as Self-Medication

By Marc Lewis Ph.D.

Brain patterns formed by trauma sometimes need fixing, at any price.

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