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Study Shows That Knowing Why You Drink Can Help You Pick the Best Strategy to Stop

Do you drink to have fun or do you drink to cope? In other words, do you drink because you want something positive or because you’re trying to avoid something negative? A recent article in the journal Addictive Behaviors shows that successful quitting strategies are very different for drinkers motivated by “approach” than for drinkers motivated by “avoidance”.  The article also asserts that knowing the reason you drink can help you quit.

On the other...
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