Women may have indicators for compulsive sexual behavior that only partially overlap with widely recognized risk factors for sex addiction or hypersexuality in men, researchers from two Portuguese universities report.
With the blockbuster success of the erotic movie “Fifty Shade of Grey,” many groups, particularly conservative Christian groups, are decrying the possible link to pornography and porn addiction. Based on the runaway bestselling books by E.L. James, the movie is controversial for many reasons. Some claim it is anti-feminist and degrading to women, while others…Details
Underage and young drinkers most often binge when they drink and too often do so by playing dangerous games that can lead to alcohol poisoning and even death. If you have a teen or a college student, you need to be aware of the risky games that these young people are playing, both in the…Details
A highly respected doctor is demoted after her exhibitionist behavior results in charges of sexual harassment. Lexie, a pediatric cardiologist, worked for one of the largest teaching hospitals on the East Coast. By the age of 35, she’d made advancements in her field; her expertise in instruction was sought after; her bedside manner made her…Details
Chief Medical Officer for The Right Step® and Promises® Austin to Participate in Fundraising Rappelling Event Before ASAM Conference
Jason Powers, MD, MAPP, will rappel down the 31-story Hilton Austin to help raise public awareness and funding to end the stigma and suffering of those affected by addiction.
Growing up in a home where drugs or alcohol are routinely used or abused can lead to a wide variety of problems. A parent with addictive tendencies is unpredictable and rarely emotionally available for his or her children. The addicted parent may disappear for days or weeks on end, and when he or she is…Details
In America, alcohol use and cigarette use are two of the most likely sources of premature, preventable fatalities. In addition, people who combine smoking with excessive alcohol intake have greater overall health risks than people who only smoke or people who only drink excessively. In a study published in 2014 in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical…Details
Having a child with a substance abuse problem is devastating. You probably feel disappointed, helpless and scared. You are not only worried that he is ruining his life by spending all of his time getting high, but also scared that he could overdose. You know that you need to get him professional treatment for his…Details
Honor of Top Houston Doctor for 2015 Bestowed on Chief Medical Officer for The Right Step® and Promises® Austin
Jason ZW Powers, MD, MAPP, voted one of Houston’s Top Doctors for 2015 by H Texas magazine.
If you’re a college student, you may be looking forward to a fun vacation on a warm, sunny beach to break away from the daily grind of studying, lectures and textbooks. School can be stressful, and you’ve worked hard all year long to keep your grades up. You deserve some rest and relaxation. However, you’re…Details