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Narcissistic Personality and Addiction

Narcissistic Personality and Addiction

Know someone who seems completely wrapped up in their own greatness and mystique? Then you might consider them to be narcissistic. It’s one thing if a person gets a little too proud of themselves from time to time. It’s another problem entirely if they have narcissistic personality disorder. They do anything and everything to protect their fragile sense of self, mostly by inflating it and creating an “admiration society” that they can depend on. When their emotional pain and anxiety get too overwhelming, people with narcissistic personalities often turn to drugs and alcohol for soothing escape.

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3 Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Addiction

The other day we talked about 5 signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse, a problem distinctly different from alcohol dependence, our topic for today. It’s difficult sometimes to distinguish between alcohol abuse and alcoholism because many of the signs and symptoms overlap. In some cases, it’s a question of severity, but for the most part, the symptoms of alcoholism are physical in nature while the symptoms of alcohol abuse are more social. Let me be more specific….

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5 Myths about Alcohol and Alcoholism

Like every drug, alcohol suffers under the weight of a number of unfounded myths and stories. Is it really true that if you mix beer and wine and spirits you’ll get more drunk than if you stick to one type of alcoholic beverage? Um, no. That’s a freebie. Here are five more myths about alcohol that we at The Canyon would like to debunk.

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