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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 ...
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.
What is Internet Addiction - Addictions - About.com
Internet addiction is one of the newest but fastest-growing of the behavioral addictions.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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