Ads from Google:


Google ad
End of ad
Google Adsense ad
End of ads.

Addiction Cocaine Treatment

Abstract: Treatment of cocaine addiction is similar to treatment of other narcotics. It takes many weeks to get rid of the addiction. Problems come back after about 10 weeks.

Crocodilu logo
psychologist Independent medical expert answers on psychiatry and psychology

Addiction Cocaine Treatment

Go the top of the page Top Forum iconDiscuss this Forum iconGet expert advice Printer Print
Question(s): 
Written by: Wendy Moelker, Psychologist in charge, tutor, Emergis center for mental health care, Goes, the Netherlands.
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 22 Jul 2008.

What does the treatment of a cocaine addiction look like?

Answer:

There is hardly any difference in the treatment of various drug addictions. A person who uses cocaine can ask for assistance through his doctor or go directly to a health care center. Often a first intake interview will take place, followed by an offer of proper treatment. For some treatments, admission in a clinic is required; other treatments can be (partially) done at home.

The patients go through a couple of stages. During the first week, they will probably suffer from all kind of mood changes. Then there is a period of about 10 weeks during which they feel confident and have the feeling that everything is under control. They may think it is easy to stay off cocaine. Then there is a period during which they can become very depressed as if they are behind a glass wall and can't have fun at all. This period can last more than six months. If this seems too hard to handle, it is recommended to a doctor. There is a great risk of relapse at each transitional stage. Be well prepared for this.

Intelligent natural language question-answering in the area of psychology and psychiatry. Ask a simple question:
Local help Info
Google ad
End of ad
Disclaimer: The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care or attention by a qualified psychiatrist or psychotherapist. It can not and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment. If you find anything wrong, please notify us at .
Go to top of page To top of page
Crocodilu in other languages: Finnish German Greek Italian Polish Russian Swedish

add-cocaine-treat Copyright 2003-2017 Crocodilu
Copyright 2003-2017 Crocodilu.
Crocodilu was selected as finalist for the 2008 Stockholm Challenge Award
Translate Crocodilu
We seek voluntary translators who are interested in translating Crocodilu to new languages. We can provide the servers, and pay you 50 % of the income from ads on pages, which you have translated. We are especially interested in translators from German To English, From German, Swedish or English to French, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Finnish, Polish, Farsi, Russian.
crocodilu.info/en/tr/

Advertise here
Reach 300 000 visitors reading one million pages for a cost of 600 US $/month.
/en/ad/

read more

подробно

levitra online kaufen ohne rezept