Addiction: Any of various addictions to substances or activities.
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causes, and treatments of Addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Addiction
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Treatments for Addiction
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Addiction?
Addiction: Related Patient Stories
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Alternative Treatments for Addiction
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Types of Addiction
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Types of Addiction
Rare Types of Addiction:
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Causes of Addiction
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Disease Topics Related To Addiction
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Addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders ...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Addiction
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Addiction: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for Addiction
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Definitions of Addiction:
Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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