Episode 56 - Addiction Specialist
Psychotherapist and anxiety specialist, John Tsilimparis, is back and this time we are discussing addiction. We start with the basics, is it a mental illness? Does self esteem play a role in developing addiction? We discuss overall destructive behavior without substance use and addictive personality types. We talk about celebrities having the mental make up to develop an addiction. Then we talk about a pressing topic, the true epidemic in the country, opiates. We are discussing oxycotin’s origins, their sales, fatal overdoses and the doctor’s that carelessly prescribe them.