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Addictive Behavior

Addictive Behaviors


  • Abstract This article will offer three primary positions: First, it will support the use of a warning label on containers of smokeless tobacco and second, suggest that an alternative to the present warning statement be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A rationale for conceptualization of pathological gambling as an addictive disorder and a model proposing stress as a possible mediating factor in the relationship between gambling and health status are presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Lastly, significant differences were present when examining egos' perceptions of alters' substance use between the networks of at-risk, light, and nondrinkers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In the present paper personal effects reasons for drinking (i.e. drinking for the effects of alcohol) and concerns about drinking were used as indicators of addictive drinking behavior among a sample of 826 people aged 65 and older who participated in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The present investigation was designed to examine associations of dietary practices, addictive behavior and bowel habits in developing colorectal cancer (CRC) among patients in a low-resource setup.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • An overtaxed nervous system can leave you vulnerable to temptations and urges, fatigue, anxiety and disconnection from your intuition and sense of completeness within. www.super-health.net[3ho.org]
  • Decision Fatigue Saps Willpower — if We Let It ) Researchers aren’t yet sure why the undercontrolled temperament is linked with addictive behavior.[healthland.time.com]
  • These include pervasive anger, fatigue, sleep problems such as insomnia or oversleeping, low self worth, over-eating or having a poor appetite, self hate or destructive thoughts, and hopelessness.[pureintimacy.org]
  • Symptoms of addiction often include declining physical health, irritation, fatigue, and an inability to cease using a substance or engaging in a behavior. Addiction can lead to behavior that strains relationships and inhibits daily activities.[medicalnewstoday.com]
  • […] those closest to them missing important obligations like work risk taking tendencies, especially to get drugs or continue certain behaviors ignoring the negative consequences of their actions distinct change in sleeping patterns that result in chronic fatigue[healthline.com]
  • And unfortunately, some drugs so deplete a person’s sense of self-respect that he or she will turn to prostitution or any degraded activity that will score them their next hit. 4. An addict will shift the blame.[narconon.org]
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  • gain or type 2 diabetes while going to town on a cookie) activates parts of the brain’s prefrontal cortex, which is associated with inhibition and makes you less likely to succumb to cravings.[oxygenmag.com]
  • CONCLUSIONS: Most of the findings showed concordance with the literature elucidating protective effects of consuming vegetables and low fat diet while documenting adverse associations with family history, weight loss, constipation and hematochezia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Symptoms of addiction, to alcohol or anything else, include denial. It is powerful that someone in the throws of addiction can be in such a state of denial.[bruceperkins.com]
  • Denial is also common with addiction behavior ; so to objectively recognize symptoms, it is important to listen to family and friends, and to seek help from a doctor.[therecoveryvillage.com]
  • This defensiveness is an early manifestation of the psychological mechanism of denial. Denial is a primary characteristic of all addictions.[acrwebsite.org]
  • During group therapy sessions, patients confront their denial and develop new skills to replace the older, ineffective behavior styles typically present in addiction.[ochsner.org]
  • Dopamine and reward: the anhedonia hypothesis 30 years on. Neurotox Res 2008 ;14: 169 - 183 14. Schultz W. Getting formal with dopamine and reward. Neuron 2002 ;36: 241 - 263 15. Kauer JA, Malenka RC. Synaptic plasticity and addiction.[oadoi.org]


  • Abstract To be effective in treating eating-disordered individuals, we must be open to working with an electric model of treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Mindfulness-based treatments are growing in popularity among addiction treatment providers, and several studies suggest the efficacy of incorporating mindfulness practices into the treatment of addiction, including the treatment of substance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • It is suggested that cue exposure treatment incorporating retrieval cues can be a beneficial treatment in preventing relapse of addictive behavior.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The simplistic account that people change because they receive treatment is wanting in many ways. Many people who recover do so without formal treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The purpose of this article is to provide a perspective on the relationship between gambling behaviors and substance use disorders, review the data regarding health associations and screening and treatment options for problem and pathological gambling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Clinical features and treatment prognosis of pathological gamblers with and without recent gambling-related illegal behavior. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2007; 35 (3):294–301. [ PubMed ] 16. Lejoyeux M, Tassain V, Solomon J, Adès J.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • PART ONE: ETIOLOGY AND COURSE Ken J Sher Children of Alcoholics and the Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholism A Biopsychosocial Perspective Linda C Sobell et al A Lifespan Perspective on Natural Recovery (Self-Change) from Alcohol Problems PART[us.sagepub.com]
  • The incidence and etiology of addictions is gaining increasing attention.[acrwebsite.org]
  • What Causes Addictive Behaviors There is no consensus as to the etiology (cause), prevention, and treatment of addictive disorders .[indiana.edu]
  • Absent a clear definition of addiction, researchers will continue finding it very difficult to determine addiction prevalence rates, etiology, or the necessary and sufficient causes that stimulate recovery.[ukessays.com]


  • Substance Abuse Epidemiology Provide the descriptive epidemiology of substance abuse in the United States.[catalog.byu.edu]
  • The authors have updated and added articles that report expanding research in areas such as brain imaging, human genome research, and epidemiology.[cengage.com]
  • Louis Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study. Am J Public Health. 1998; 88 (7):1093–1096. [ PMC free article ] [ PubMed ] 26. Petry NM, Stinson FS, Grant BF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Participating in the study are the CIMH Departments of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Neuropsychology, Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, and Psychopharmacology, as well as the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the[zi-mannheim.de]
  • Liver Disease in Women: The Influence of Gender on Epidemiology, Natural History, and Patient Outcomes. Gastroenterology & Hepatology ; 9(10): 633–639. Perry, C.J. (2016). Cognitive decline and recovery in alcohol abuse.[womenshealth.gov]
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  • Abstract Theoretically, cue exposure treatment should be able to prevent relapse by extinguishing conditioned drug responding (e.g. cue-elicited craving).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Although there are important differences between overeating and other addictive behaviors, an addiction model of overeating may effectively inform prevention and treatment of obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • AND EARLY INTERVENTION Mary Ann Pentz Comparative Effects of Community-Based Drug Abuse Prevention Harvey A Skinner Early Identification of Addictive Behaviors Using a Computerized Lifestyle Assessment John S Baer Etiology and Secondary Prevention of[us.sagepub.com]
  • More research is needed to investigate directly the biological and health correlates associated with specific types of gambling behaviors and to define the role for generalist physicians in the prevention and treatment of problem and pathological gambling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Sustaining addiction also requires preventing use from spiraling out of control and interfering with other aspects of life.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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