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What Is Addiction? - Addictions - About.com
May 20, 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
Addictions Advice from About.com
Your guide to addiction treatment, diagnosis and general advice, including harm reduction and support for family members and loved ones.
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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
Signs and Symptoms of Addiction - Addictions - About.com
May 16, 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
Are You Addicted? - Alcoholism - About.com
Not everyone who uses drugs becomes addicted, but substance abuse can cause problems for individuals whether they are technically addicted or not.
http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/drugs/a/aa030426a.htm
Addiction Changes Brain's Reward System - Alcoholism - About.com
Pursuing rewards is a normal, healthy activity. For addicts, the pursuit of rewards can become pathological due to changes in the brain's chemistry.
http://alcoholism.about.com/od/problem/a/Addiction-Changes-Brains-Reward-System.htm
Sex Addiction - Definition and Controversy
May 28, 2014 ... Sex addiction, like other addictions, is a maladaptive pattern of behavior, which involves persistent dependence on various forms of sexual ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/sexaddiction/a/sexaddiction.htm
Alcohol & Drug Information - NCADD
As the nation's number one health problem, addiction strains the economy, the health care system, the criminal justice system, and threatens job security, public  ...
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Getting Addiction Treatment and Approachment
Jun 12, 2014 ... Describes addiction treatment processes, including substance and behavioral addictions. Includes expectations and different formats of ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/howaddictionhappens/a/txaddictions.htm
The Stages of Change Model of Overcoming Addiction - Addictions
Jun 19, 2014 ... The “stages of change” or “transtheoretical” model is a way of describing the process by which people overcome addiction. The stages of ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/addictiontreatment/ss/The-Stages-Of-Change-Model-In-Addiction-Treatment.htm
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