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Triggers are those things that remind you of something else.  There are triggers for depression, anxiety and addiction.  In this episode we will:

  • Define a trigger
  • Define a craving
  • Explore the concept of stimulus generalization
  • Discuss the function of triggers
  • Explore triggers in terms of mental health symptoms
  • Explore how cravings can lead to obsessive thinking
  • Review the stages of the recovery process
  • Identify potential relapse triggers at each phase and appropriate interventions

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