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Addiction: Introduction

Addiction: Any of various addictions to substances or activities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Addiction is available below.

Symptoms of Addiction

Treatments for Addiction

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Addiction:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Addiction?

Addiction: Related Patient Stories

Addiction: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Addiction

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Addiction may include:

Types of Addiction

Rare Types of Addiction:

Rare types of Addiction include:

Addiction: Complications

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Causes of Addiction

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More information about causes of Addiction:

Disease Topics Related To Addiction

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Addiction:

Addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 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 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 more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary 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. 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 more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders more »

Addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Addiction

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Addiction:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Addiction, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Addiction: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Addiction

Research about Addiction

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Addiction: Broader Related Topics

Addiction Message Boards

Related forums and medical stories:

User Interactive Forums

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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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