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   Addiction - A psychological or physiological overdependence of an orgasm 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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Specific - Gambling
Answers and Treatment for Compulsive Gambling - A treatment program tailored exclusively for compulsive gambling and/or gambling addiction.
Gambling - Compulsive, Impulsive, and Anxiety Disorders Program Pathological Gambling: Pathological gambling is an understudied disorder that causes significant distress to its many sufferers.
Gamblers and Risk Takers - By Joanna Poppink, MFCC.
Gamblers Anonymous - The gamblers support group with good advice and resource links
Health Information Library - Many people enjoy gambling once in a while. However, the difference between social gambling and pathological gambling is like the difference between social drinking and alcoholism.
Mental Health Net - Pathological Gambling Symptoms  
New Jersey Council on Gambling
Pathological Gambling - On-Line Article
Symptoms of Compulsive Gambling
  
Specific - Tobacco
Action on Smoking & Health - UK
ChrisCor - Quit Smoking
Giving Up Smoking
Historical Gender Differences in Tobacco Use.- By Marlene Maheu, Ph.D.
Psychology of Smoking Study - An invitation for smokers to get involved in University research on smoking cessation.
     
Miscellaneous 
Overeaters Anonymous San Fernando Valley Intergroup.
  
Books, Articles & Other Information
Addiction Treatment Forum - Newsletter on drug addiction recovery.
Addiction's Path
Coping with Urges - By Robert Westermeyer, Ph.D
Detoxification From Alcohol and Other Drugs
For Siblings and Adult Children

 

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