Addiction and the Power of Denial

Article from Very Well Mind by Elizabeth Hartney, PhD.


In her article Elizabeth Hartney, PhD. says, "Denial is very common, particularly in those struggling with addictive behaviors. No one wants to identify as an alcoholic, drug abuser or gambling-addict; denial allows them to make the reality more flattering."

This article explains different behaviors a person in denial may resort to, and how a person struggling with addiction can overcome denial.

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