Archive for the “Addiction” Category

Dr. Carder Stout talks new book “Lost in Ghost Town”

March 13, 2020

Psychologists to the Hollywood elite Dr. Carder Stout is here to discuss his page-turning memoir about his fall from grace into the guilty underbelly of crack addiction, running drugs for the Shoreline Crips, surviving homelessness, escaping a murder plot, and finding redemption in the most unlikely of places. To get more information you can follow…

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Lost in Ghost Town – Review on

March 10, 2020

A Hollywood psychologist’s account of his drug addiction and poverty and of his clean-and-sober return. From the outside, Stout’s early life seemed perfect. Yet behind the privilege was unhappiness: Both of his parents drank excessively, and his father was more absent than present. As a preteen, the author experimented with alcohol and marijuana; before he…

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Can You Really Be Addicted To Shopping?

March 22, 2017

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 Millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day….

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Calling It Quits: How to Stick with Resolutions, Big and Small

February 23, 2016

Whether it’s cutting out sugar, negative thinking, or your cell phone, we come to our resolutions (New Year’s or otherwise) full of hope, firm deadlines, and willpower. But the idea of quitting something—be it a behavior or a substance—often dooms potential behavior changes from the start, says LA-based Dr. Carder Stout; a brilliant depth psychologist,…

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