Russell Brand Alcoholic Addict

The Recovery of Russell Brand There’s nothing mundane about Russell Brand. The British entertainer does everything in a big, eccentric way as part of his larger-than-life style. Not satisfied with a singular focus, he moves between comedy, TV hosting gigs, film roles, voice acting, singing and writing. As if that wasn’t enough, his marriage to…

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OxyContin Addiction Hollywood High

If you pay attention to the media reports about OxyContin addiction, you may assume the prescription pain medication is only abused by the rich and famous. This form of ‘Hollywood high” has been connected to numerous celebrities over the last decade, including Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, Courtney Love and Rush Limbaugh. While these public figures…

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Behavior Modification Programs and Treatment

The Behavior Modification Treatment Model is based upon a premise of re-learning acquired behavior.  Behavior modification is used to change behavior or reduce maladaptive behavior by means of techniques that include negative and positive reinforcement, imposing environmental limitations, goal setting, and conditioning.  The term behavior modification is first introduced by Edward Thorndike in 1911. Behavior…

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