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Body Immage ↓

One's sense of the self and one's body.

Sexual Sobriety ↓

sexual sobriety is not defined by ongoing abstinence (though a short period away from sex is often recommended in early recovery as part of the healing process). Instead, in sexual addiction treatment we work with clients to help them carefully determine which of their sexual behaviors are problematic and which of their sexual behaviors do not compromise or destroy their personal values (fidelity, not hurting others, etc.), life circumstances (keeping their job, not getting arrested, etc.), and relationships.

Anamnesis ↓

The developmental history of a patient and of his or her illness, especially recollections.


HIPAA Title I protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. HIPAA Title II addresses the security and privacy of health data. It requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standards for electronic health care transactions, as well as national identifiers for providers, health plans and employers. To comply with HIPAA, systems of care must establish ways to ensure patient privacy as the patients move seamlessly from one agency to another.

Catfish ↓

A Catfish scam occurs when someone assumes a persona (or many) in order to trick another person into believing that they are really that person online. People fall for this scam due to loneliness, sensation seekers, extroverted, revenge and greed.

Perception ↓

The process that organize information in the sensory image and interpret it as having been produced by properties of objects or events in the external, three-dimensional world.

Palcohol ↓

Freeze-dried alcohol in a powdered form. It can be sprinkled on food, combined with water to reconstitute any of a number of flavored alcohol drinks. It can be snorted or inhaled for an immediate and potentially dangerous high.