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What is Addiction?

What is Addiction?

  • Addiction: Any of various addictions to substances or activities.
  • 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

Addiction: Introduction

Types of Addiction:

Types of Addiction:

Broader types of Addiction:

How serious is Addiction?

Complications of Addiction: see complications of Addiction

What causes Addiction?

Causes of Addiction: see causes of Addiction
Risk factors for Addiction: see risk factors for Addiction

What are the symptoms of Addiction?

Symptoms of Addiction: see symptoms of Addiction

Complications of Addiction: see complications of Addiction

Addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Addiction.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Addiction: see treatments for Addiction
Alternative treatments for Addiction: see alternative treatments for Addiction
Research for Addiction: see research for Addiction

Organs Affected by Addiction:

Organs and body systems related to Addiction include:

Name and Aliases of Addiction

Main name of condition: Addiction

Class of Condition for Addiction: behavior addiction

Other names or spellings for Addiction:

addictive, addicted, dependence conditions

Dependence, Dependency, Habituation
Source - WordNet 2.1

Addiction: Related Conditions

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