Being able to know the difference between a symptom and a root cause, a trauma, is critical in understanding addiction.
We all have compulsive behaviors—drinking, smoking, gaming and electronics, excessive work or exercise or shopping or nail biting. It’s knowing—and facing what trauma caused these symptoms that is key in our understanding how to deal with addiction in our lives.
My guest today has learned the hard way how to identify symptoms, understand the trauma and relate them to addiction. Let’s talk with Rachel Graham about how best to learn about addiction.
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