Abstinence

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Abstinence

 

Abstinence, for addicts and alcoholics, is the nonuse of mood-altering drugs to include alcohol. The term also includes nonuse or participation in activities or behaviors that lead to or involve other "soft" complusions or addictions. The latter include, gambling, spending, lust, eating disorders...

 

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  • Abstinence
      Abstinence, for addicts and alcoholics, is the nonuse of mood-altering drugs to include
  • Abstinence
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  • Abstinence-Based Recovery
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  • Abuse
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