GCSE Psychology Addiction

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Addiction

Addiction- a mental health problem that means people need a particular thing, a substance or an activity, in order to be able to go about their normal routine.

Examples of an addiction:

  • Dependency disorder-  Substances (Alcohol, tobacco) 
  • Behavioural - Activities (gaming, gambling, shopping)

People with addictions often have symptoms of withdrawal. This is where people dont…

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