Results: Data showed that 16 Percent of the addicts
reported severe physical abuse, 20 Percent reported severe emotional abuse and 14 Percent reported emotional neglect.
One ex-drug addict
, who owns his private rehab centre and spoke to us on condition of anonymity, says he does not think there is any difference between a professional psychiatrist running the centre or an ex-addict
If we could get a handle on what makes unaffected relatives of addicts
so resilient we might be able to prevent a lot of addiction from taking hold," said Dr Paul Keedwell, a consultant psychiatrist at Cardiff University.
The spiritually-based sex addict
is what some call "looking for God in a bottle.
Rahmah aims to rehabilitate the families of addicts
by providing them with knowledge and tools to detect addiction in their family and deal with it," said Al-Bandar.
In my 10 years of experience, I have realised that drug addicts
often wait for someone to share their problems with, someone who will listen patiently and help.
Our job ends when we turn them over to the hospital," the source said, adding that the DCD's role is to assist the families of addicts
by transporting them to Al-Amal Hospital.
There has been much criticism, too, of the fact that addicts
benefit from the nation's free methadone programme which is effectively nothing more than highly expensive, state-sponsored drug dealing.
Giving the addict
money for (they are told) a monthly rent payment, rather than saying no or writing a check directly to the landlord.
Home Office research showed heroin addicts
commit 432 offences a year, he said.
He added: "I was a drug addict
and all our houses are run by former drug addicts
Wang adds that it's not accurate to describe an obese person as a "food addict