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The Most Addictive Thing – Top Five

The Most Addictive Thing – Top Five

Anyone can develop addiction to a substance. There are psychological risk factors such as stress, anxiety, depression, personality traits such as high impulsivity, among other mental health problems. Contextual risk factors also play a role, including family or...
The 12 Step Program – How It Works

The 12 Step Program – How It Works

You may, or you may not have heard about Alcoholics Anonymous, but in case you have not heard, in summary, it is a group dedicated to recovering people who suffer from alcoholism, which is alcohol addiction. This program is a rehabilitation method for alcohol...
Opioid Addiction: How Does It Happen?

Opioid Addiction: How Does It Happen?

Opioids are substances which are derived from the opium poppy plant or its synthetic analogs, which act on the nervous system by reducing or eliminating the sensation of pain. Their ability to provide analgesia is the main reason they are used in the medical field....
Unusual Addictions: Ten Strange Addictions

Unusual Addictions: Ten Strange Addictions

When someone falls into obsessive behavior, he is looking to give himself satisfaction that alleviates his mental or psychological discomfort. Obsessions are attachments, actions, and often unconscious actions that make us feel good, generating pleasure. The negative...
The Difference Between Addiction and Compulsion

The Difference Between Addiction and Compulsion

Addiction and compulsion are two terms commonly used incorrectly by people. They may look similar, but they are not. Addiction is a habit of dangerous behaviors or the consumption of certain products, especially drugs, which cannot be dispensed with or which is very...
Addiction to Video Games

Addiction to Video Games

Throughout the planet, many young people have made video games one of their main hobbies, in the same way that other cases are soccer or skating, which occupy a good part of the time dedicated to leisure. Today it has become so normalized that there is a whole...