Journal of Addictive Behaviors,Therapy & RehabilitationISSN: 2324-9005

Addictive behaviors

Any activity, substance, object, or behavior that has become the key focus of an individuals life to the exclusion of alternative activities, or that has begun to damage the individual or others physically, mentally, or socially is taken into account a habit-forming behavior. An individual will become alcoholic, dependent, or obsessional keen about something. Some researchers imply that there are similarity between physical addiction to varied chemicals, like alcohol and opiate, and psychological dependence to activities like compulsive gambling, sex, work, running, shopping, or ingestion disorders. Its thought that these behavior activities could turn out beta-endorphins within the brain that makes the person feel "high". Some specialists recommend that if an individual continues to have interaction within the activity to realize this sense of well-being and high spirits, he/she could get into a habit-forming cycle. In therefore doing, he/she becomes physically smitten by his/her own brain chemicals, so resulting in continuation of the behavior even supposing it should have negative health or social consequences. Others feel that these are simply unhealthy habits. Most physical addictions to substances like alcohol, heroin, or barbiturates even have a psychological element. As an example, AN alcoholic WHO has not used alcohol for years should crave a drink. So some researchers feel that we would like to appear at each physical and psychological dependency upon a range of gear, activities, and behaviors as an habit-forming method and as habit-forming behaviors. They recommend that every one of those behaviors have a bunch of commonalities that create them additional the same as that totally different from one another which they must not be divided into separate diseases, categories, or issues.

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