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Addiction
- A psychological or physiological over dependence of an organism on a drug or action. Mainly associated with the label for a form of substance-use disorder, it is used only for cases in which there has been long-term abuse leading to impaired social and/or occupational functioning. The specific drug or action involved is usually specified e.g. alcohol abuse, amphetamine abuse
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  General Drug Information
  Addiction Treatment Forum - Newsletter on drug addiction recovery. Current information on Methadone. 3/5
  AddictionNetwork UK - Site for people with drug and/or alcohol problems requiring detox, rehabilitation, Counselling or residential treatment 3/5
  A Reevaluation of the Relationship Between Psychiatric Diagnosis and Chemical Imbalances. - An Article by Simon Sobo, M.D. 3/5
  Cascade - Drugs information and awareness by and for young people 4 /5
CEDRO Centre for Drug Research - CEDRO combines epidemiological and longitudinal research on illicit drugs, addiction theory, and drug policy developments in Europe. Articles in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Russian.  3/5
Chocolate Addiction  - Chocolate addiction": a preliminary study of its description and its relationship
to problem eating by Hetherington MM, MacDiarmid JI Department of Psychology  3/5
Chocolate Addiction - Chocolate Addiction. By Hali Sherman. ABSTRACT. Chocolate is enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. A subset of those who enjoy chocolate consider themselves to addicted.  3/5
Drugnet - Drug and alcohol treatment and prevention global network 4/5
Illegal Drugs and Young People - NHS UK Site. 3/5
Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence - UK - General drug addiction information and research issues. 3/5 Student
Optimizing Responce to Methadone Maintenance Treatment - Significantly higher mean dose of methadone was required to stabilize patients with psychotic, bipolar, depressive disorders and alcohol abuse disorders.  3/5
Methadone Watchdog - Addiction Treatment Watchdog is a resource for educating medication-assisted-treatment patients and others about the disease and treatment of opiate addiction. Medications used for treatment of opiate addiction are methadone, Orlaam and Buprenorphine (Suboxone/Subutex). 3/5
NAMA Home Page - The National Alliance Of Methadone Advocates. "Together We Can Make A Difference". National Alliance of Methadone Advocates is composed of methadone maintenance patients and supporters.  3/5
NIDA-Diagnosis and Treatment of Drug Abuse in Family Practice- Treatment   2/5
NIDA News Release - Scientists Identify Brain Chemicals Involved in "Switching On" Cocaine Addiction.3/5
NIDA Research Report - Heroin Abuse and Addiction 3/5
Narcotics Anonymous - A self help organization offering sound advice and support 3/5
Pharmacological Aspects of Addition - Based on a lecture given by Charles P. O'Brien, MD, PhD to the medical students at the University of Pennsylvania on September 19, 1995. 3/5
Pathophysiology of Drug Addiction  - NIDA (US). 3/5
RIA - Tests of Standard Model - Tests of the Standard Model. You can learn more about the following subjects by following the links.  3/5
Vicodin Addiction - Comes on the body extremely fast and vicodin addiction is fatal. Vicodin addiction is said by the PDR to start within the first several days of vicodin abuse. Vicodin addiction causes many deaths each year worldwide. Don't let vicodin addiction claim your life or someone you love's life. Spencer Recovery Centers are here to help with your vicodin addiction. 3/5
  
  Internet Specific
A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Pathological Internet Use (PIU) -Richard A. Davis, M.A. York University. An Artcle. 3/5
Catalyst - Computers in Psychology ( Cyberpsychology ) - Computers in psychology resources, including cyberpsychology, internet addiction, Y2K anxiety, online psychotherapy, technology in education, and human-computer interaction. 4/5  Student
Center for On-Line Addiction (COLA) - Provides internet addiction training workshops and corporate seminar series for counselors and employers. 4/5
How Can I Tell If I'm Getting Addicted to Sex? - From ChristianAnswers.net, a book review, and a series of four questions aimed at helping discover sexual addiction and how far it's progressed. 2/5
How Do You Treat Internet Addiction? - An extremely good site with many related links 4/5  Student
Internet Addiction - A comprehensive look at the facts and opinions behind so-called "Internet addiction disorder" (compulsive over-use of the Internet). Information provided by PsychCom with may resource links. Cybersex. 4/5
Postmodernism and Psychotherapy - Theraputic Issues with Internet Addiction.  3/5
The Psychology of Cyberspace - By Dr. John Suler - Excellent site well worth visiting 5/5
Virtual-Addiction - Welcome to the Virtual-Addiction web site, providing information and resources on Internet and computer addiction. 4/5
Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction - Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction Vrong Planet - Internet Addiction WHAT IS ADDICTION? In (Freeman, 92) is an article about addictive behaviours. Addiction is defined by Bratter & Forest as: 'A behavior pattern of compulsive drug use characterised by overwhelming involvement 3/5 Student
  
  Miscellaneous Information
Are Mobile Devices The Latest Addiction?. An Article. 3/5
Cell Phones the Newest Teen Addiction - A new report claims that cigarettes are slowly being replaced by an equally addictive obsession - the mobile phone. 3/5
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