The Great Gambling Addiction

Won at a slot machine after spending some dollars. You think the machine is lucky for you and you buy some more tokens for gambling. You experience hard luck and you don?t win. Probably thinking of buying some more tokens, then some more, and at the end you lose even your winnings. Next day some more, then more and more, and this just seems an endless pattern.

Compulsive Gambling And Gambling Addiction

Not many people argue that gambling and playing at casinos is great fun, especially when you have hit a winning streak and feel yourself confident. Some casino games require skill besides luck, so you may think that more you learn these games the more you're going to win, depending on what's your game. Compulsive gambling and gamblind addiction makes you realize that only thing you will ever master is skill of losing your money, besides that bigger skill often means more mone...

Using Mind Control to Create an Addiction

With all the paranoia of mind control and how Neuro Linguistic Probramming (NLP) can be (and is) used to "mess with peoples heads" it's high time to pull the cat out of the bag and let people know exactly what is possible. For example, can you create an addiction in someone using Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)?

Getting A Fix: The Risks Of Pain Relief Addiction

Medications used for pain relief, like a number of other substances, can result in someone developing an addiction. Among pain killer drugs, the foremost substance that can cause addiction would be opium, though the many derivatives the drug has can also be highly addicting. This includes the ones that are for hospital use only and the ones that are commercially available.

Adultery as Sexual Addiction: Should You Stay Married?

Discover some pointed questions one should ask him/herself when considering leaving a marriage where adultery and sexual addiction are problematic.

Escaping from Drug Addiction through Professionally-Assisted Withdrawal

Addiction or substance abuse is a complex brain disease. A person with an addiction experiences cravings that persist even in the face of extremely negative consequences. During a craving, a person with an addiction misses the habit-forming drug terribly, and often he or she experiences symptoms of withdrawal.

Addiction to Worry

Carole started counseling with me because she was depressed. She had been ill with chronic fatigue syndrome for a long time and believed her depression was due to this. In the course of our work together, she became aware that her depression was actually coming from her negative thinking - Carole was a constant worrier.

Teenage Nicotine Addiction: Smoking Away Young Lives

All over the world, smoking is already very prevalent among teenagers. Teen smoking seems like a never-ending problem, with statistics and researches that provide grim proof that cigarette use is very rampant among minors. This article provides information about cigarette use among the youth; its causes, effects and possible solutions for this growing social and health problem.

Alcohol Addiction: A Solution

With the increase of binge and underage drinking are we heading for problems of an epidemic scale? Is the fun and free living going to come back and haunt us in the not so distant future? Well it is certainly possible as diabetes, liver failure and so many other physical ailments can be helped along by bad drinking habits. So why are we experiencing problems like this in the twenty-first century ? at the beginning of the information age ? and more importantly, how can we chan...

Dealing With Addiction In The Family

Dealing with addicted family members is always a big challenge. There are some important issues to explore when someone you love is harming themselves.

Gambling Addiction: Do Something Before It Goes To Far

In recent years, researchers have been doing work to try and identify what causes gambling addiction. Like alcoholism and smoking addiction, gambling addiction can cause often life altering problems for a person if the problem goes unchecked. Most studies show that gambling problems arise because of a couple of things. Either that person has issues with competition and must be in the ?action?, or the person has deep rooted problems with money. A less than fortunate childhood ...

Caffeine Addiction And Chronic Fatigue Recovery

In spite of being a constituent in products commonly used for energy, caffeine over-stimulates the adrenal glands, which only causes the illusion of an increase in energy due to increasing the hormone adrenaline. Over time, excessive use of caffeinated substances will cause an adrenal addiction and the glands will produce less adrenaline naturally until they no longer produce at all, which will lead to permanent fatigue since the adrenals are not known to regenerate.

Healing Food Addiction

Hannah was distressed that, with all the inner work she had done on herself, she still found herself binge eating.

Can you create an Addiction in Someone? Yes!

The power of NLP is that it can be used for good AND bad purposes. Here is how someone can create an addiction in someone.

How to Deal with gambling Addiction

What to do if someone you care about has a gambling problem

Addiction to Perfection

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Drug Addiction Riding Behind Mental Illness?

For many years, experts have noted that most drug addicts are also suffering from mental health problems, such as social anxiety disorder, depression, and schizophrenia. Recent studies have shown that if the brain is suffering from a psychological disorder, it makes the body more vulnerable to addiction.

Recovery From Addictions, Part 4

The major false belief that causes the most pain for many people is the belief that you can control how important people in your life feel about you and treat you. The behavior and resulting pain coming from this belief is often the underlying cause of addictive behavior.

Alcoholism, Addictions and Friends of Bill: Post Holiday

The Story Of Bill W, founder of AA, reaching out to those suffering.

A New Definition Of Drug And Alcohol Addiction And Treatment - Substance Abuse Has No Societal Boundaries

An addict is not considered an addict just because he drinks and drugs too much, nor because his life spirals downwards because of drugs. These are just predictable symptoms of the progressive disease. Perhaps if we had a new definition for addiction, it would not be so difficult to accept that individuals may be suffering from a disease that will eventually destroy their lives.

PCP: Effects of Deadly Angel Dust Addiction

PCP (Phencyclidine) also known as dust, rocket fuel, and wack is a very dangerous drug. This article talks about the history and development of this drug, its side effects and symptoms. PCP abuse should be fought against and understanding drug testing methods for testing and detecting PCP is an important tool for that.

Addiction to Fame and Celebrity

As far as their fans are concerned, celebrities fulfil two emotional functions: they provide a mythical narrative (a story that the fan can follow and identify with) and they function as blank screens onto which the fans project their dreams, hopes, fears, plans, values, and desires (wish fulfilment).

Drug Addiction And Withdrawal Symptoms

An addict is a person who has an uncontrollable compulsion to repeat a behavior regardless of its negative consequence. There are many drugs that can lead to a condition recognized as addiction. The common symptoms are a craving for more of the drug, increased psychological tolerance to exposure, and withdrawal symptoms in the absence of the stimulus. A risk of dependency exists in most drugs that directly provide pleasure or relief.

Gambling Addiction: How To Get Rid Of It

There are many vices lurking in the society today. One of which is gambling.

Gambling Addiction: Hidden Evils Of Online Play

Online casinos and Sports betting may seem harmless to some, but for others it is tearing their families apart and causing many people to lose.