Addiction

Illicit Drugs: The Plague that Continues to Invade Central America

The consumption of drugs in Costa Rica has been increasing, and now there are more people, who decide to try alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or other illicit substances. According to the VI Annual Survey on Drug Use.

Costa Rican Women Undress Their Most Intimate Desires

These days, and despite all the different research that has been conducted on sex, this issue is still taboo for many people. With regard to this aspect, it is normal to have thoughts that it is not right to let...

It’s Time for You to Break the Hoarding Habit!

Your closet can be bursting with clothes that are no longer used, but that you do not want to throw away because at some point, just maybe, they become fashionable again. In a closet, we can often save up...

Be Careful with Excessive “Baby Talk” in a Relationship

Using “Baby Talk”, with honeyed tones and excessive diminutives, as if we were talking to a baby, can have powerful effects on a couple, but how far can these signs of affection go towards other meanings? To express ourselves with...

Do You Know if You Suffer from Compulsive Onychophagy?

Onychophagy is the compulsive habit that suffers a person when biting his/her nails. This practice can cause a series of different kinds of complications. These lead to having problems in the dentition, deformation of the cuticle, formation of warts...

Vaping in Costa Rica: All You Need to Know

If you are a fan of vaping that is traveling to Costa Rica for the first time, you definitely want to know whether you are allowed to vape while there. Like most countries, Costa Rica prohibits smoking in public...

Learn More about the “Gray Rape”

Casual sex, misinterpreted signs of drugs and alcohol, etc... Everyone plays a role on this confusing form of sexual assault. Here we bring you what you should know about something that some call...

Excessive Consumption of Alcohol by Youth at “Megafiestas” Is Alarming

Authorities of the Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (IAFA), alert the families of the Region for the excessive consumption of alcohol by young people in the so-called "mega-parties", parties in big houses and villages, among others....

Nymphomania: Simple Sex Addiction or Disease?

Nymphomania is a term used to describe an unofficial mental disorder specific to women, including compulsive sexual behavior, hyper-sexuality, and sex addiction in women. The specific term for men for the same condition is satiriasis (exaggerated sexual...

Lying as a Disease: A Mythomaniac’s Life

Mythomania is a behavioral disorder. The person who suffers from it is addicted to lying. The psychologist Juan Moisés de la Serna, who has treated several people with this problem, believes that "the mythomaniac seeks with his/her...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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