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Booze, Binging and the Devil You Don’t Know

Imagine this scenario. You are meeting your boyfriend at a restaurant, intending to break up with him. You know this conversation is going to be tough, but you really don’t […]... More>


Shame About Past Drinking Problem May Lead to Relapse


Being Ashamed of Drinking Prompts Relapse, Not Recovery


Shame About Past Alcoholism Predicts Relapse and Declining Health in Recovering Alcoholics

Feeling shame about past instances of problem drinking may increase the likelihood of relapse and other health problems, according to a new study in Clinical Psychological Science. ... More>


On the Trail of the Orchid Child

Scientific papers tend to be loaded with statistics and jargon, so it’s always a delightful surprise to stumble on a nugget of poetry in an otherwise technical report. So it […]... More>