Trauma, stress, and substance abuse.
Mental illness and addiction are treated differently by the courts, but both complicate divorce.
Old gender norms have told us men aren’t supposed to show emotional or physical pain. Chronic pain sufferers know just how hard hiding the pain really is. Here are some non-addictive options.
People with NPD often have co-occurring disorders, comorbidities, such as substance abuse (both requiring treatment at the same time), or as the Mayo Clinic puts it, “complications”
Stephen Bitsoli explains some differences between addiction and recovery processes for men and women.
Treating (and maybe curing) substance abuse with psychedelic drugs
Models are pressured to be thin, and drugs – amphetamines, sedatives and opioids – are one method they use, along with starving, purging, laxatives and exercise.
The double standards towards body acceptance can often drive addiction and mental illness
This husband has seen doctors’ sexist treatment in his wife’s pain management versus his own.
“More than half the alcohol consumed by adults is downed during the course of binge drinking”