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What is Psychological addiction?

What is Psychological addiction?

  • Psychological addiction: Psychological addiction refers to the lack of willpower in fighting against a compulsive need for something i.e. a mental dependence rather than a physical dependence. The addiction stems from psychological or emotional factors. Psychological addictions may involve addictions to drugs, sex, shopping and just about anything else. A person finds themselves unable to resist the source of their addiction.

Psychological addiction: Introduction

Types of Psychological addiction:

Broader types of Psychological addiction:

How serious is Psychological addiction?

Complications of Psychological addiction: see complications of Psychological addiction

What causes Psychological addiction?

Causes of Psychological addiction: see causes of Psychological addiction

What are the symptoms of Psychological addiction?

Symptoms of Psychological addiction: see symptoms of Psychological addiction

Complications of Psychological addiction: see complications of Psychological addiction

Psychological addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Psychological addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Psychological addiction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Psychological addiction: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Psychological addiction.
Treatments for Psychological addiction: see treatments for Psychological addiction
Research for Psychological addiction: see research for Psychological addiction

Name of Psychological addiction

Main name of condition: Psychological addiction


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