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What Is Addiction? - Addictions - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Clear, concise definition of addiction, covering both substance and behavioral addictions. Includes examples of addictive behaviors and ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/howaddictionhappens/a/defaddiction.htm
Signs and Symptoms of Addiction - Addictions - About.com
Dec 29, 2014 ... Details symptoms of addiction experienced by addicts with dependencies and signs observed by concerned others.
http://addictions.about.com/od/howaddictionhappens/a/symptomslist.htm
What is Internet Addiction - Addictions - About.com
Internet addiction is one of the newest but fastest-growing of the behavioral addictions.
http://addictions.about.com/od/internetaddiction/a/What-Is-Internet-Addiction.htm
What Is Food Addiction? Is It Like Other Addictions?
Dec 29, 2014 ... Food addiction is a very real phenomenon that affects millions of people. One in three Americans is obese, and the addictive substances in the ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/lesserknownaddictions/a/foodadd.htm
Sex Addiction - Definition and Controversy
Updated December 15, 2014. Sex addiction, like other addictions, is a maladaptive pattern of behavior, which involves persistent dependence on various forms ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/sexaddiction/a/sexaddiction.htm
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Addiction - Addictions - About.com
Jun 24, 2014 ... Addiction is a clear example of this –- while addicts will often say they want to change their addictive behavior, and may genuinely want to quit ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/addictiontreatment/a/Cognitive-Behavioral-Therapy-For-Addiction.htm
Addiction Types, Characteristics, Behaviors & Severity - Addictions
There are many different types of addiction. Understanding the addictive process and the danger signs can help you to tell the difference between addictive ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/howaddictionhappens/u/addictiontypes.htm
What Are the Official Criteria for Addiction? - Addictions - About.com
Dec 4, 2014 ... However, the DSM does not define addiction specifically. Rather, problems which fall under the umbrella of addiction are dispersed throughout ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/substancedependence/f/dsmsubdep.htm
What Is Drug Addiction? - Alcoholism - About.com
Nov 28, 2014 ... Drug addiction has been characterized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as a complex and chronic brain disease that can cause ...
http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/drugs/f/drug_faq02.htm
Addiction - What Is Addition? - Learning Disabilities - About.com
Feb 7, 2013 ... Learn the definition of addiction. ... Definition: An addiction is an unhealthy dependence on a substance such as alcohol or drugs. Addiction to a ...
http://learningdisabilities.about.com/od/ac/g/addiction.htm
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