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What Is Addiction? - Addictions - About.com
Addiction has long been understood to mean an uncontrollable habit of using alcohol or other drugs. Because of the physical effects of these substances on the  ...
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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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Signs and Symptoms of Addiction - Addictions - About.com
All addictions, whether to substances or to behaviors, involve both physical and psychological processes. Each person's experience of addiction is slightly ...
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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 ...
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What Are Behavioral Addictions? - Definition and Examples
Traditionally, the term addiction has been used to describe dependence on substances, such as alcohol and other drugs. More recently, addiction has been  ...
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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
Sex Addiction - Definition and Controversy
Sex addiction, like other addictions, is a maladaptive pattern of behavior, which involves persistent dependence on various forms of sexual expression in order ...
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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 ...
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What Are the Official Criteria for Addiction? - Addictions - About.com
DSM-IV-TR criteria for addiction -- substance dependence.
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Understanding an Addict - How an Addict Feels
It might be easy to get what feels good –- for a food addict, a quick trip to the corner store and a few dollars can replenish your M&M supplies -- or it might be ...
http://addictions.about.com/od/aboutaddiction/a/Understanding-An-Addict.htm
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