• A theory of addictions in the broad sense-for example, to heroin, tobacco, religion, or food-the article tried to reconcile addictions with the standard rational choice framework of modern economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, if cigarette taxes are credibly announced to double in one year's time, cigarette smokers will cut their smoking today, because the anticipated future costs of addiction to tobacco have gone up. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a child grew up in a home that uses food as an emotional crutch or as a reward system, they're more likely to develop food disorders or a sugar addiction as an adult, but it's not really hereditary," says Dr. Kantor. (psychcentral.com)
  • Graduates of the fellowship may pursue careers in the clinical care of individuals with substance use disorders and their families, addiction research, education or a combination of these activities. (massgeneral.org)
  • In Glutamate and Addiction, world-renowned scientific experts critically review all of this evidence and make the case for the role of glutamatergic systems in both the etiology and treatment of addiction disorders. (springer.com)
  • A diagnosis of "sex addiction" has also not been added to the DSM because clinicians and researchers agree there is not enough empirical evidence to support this diagnosis. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Long believed to be the preserve of humans, addiction was discovered about 15 years ago to be possible in other mammals, from primates to mice and rats. (bgsu.edu)
  • Adults with this type of addiction, engage in at least one of the relevant behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's when an individual loses control over intake and tries to acquire the drug even in the face of negative consequences that we call it addiction," he said. (bgsu.edu)
  • Addiction, a peer-reviewed journal, publishes top quality international research for a large and expanding readership. (wiley.com)
  • Huber's research into the neurological roots of addiction has revealed strong connections between reward, learning and addiction - and, perhaps most surprisingly, plant biology. (bgsu.edu)
  • New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. (news-medical.net)
  • Rational addiction is the hypothesis that addictions can be usefully modeled as specific kinds of rational, forward-looking, optimal consumption plans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original theory models addictions as the implementation of a forward-looking consumption plan made under full certainty and perfect information, where the individual is entirely committed toward maximizing utility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addiction is defined in a non-physiological sense as a causal effect of past consumption on current consumption, so that addictiveness is specific to individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addiction exacts an "astoundingly high financial and human toll" on individuals and society as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other psychological issues that may arise with this addiction include struggles for intimacy, self-worth, self-identity, self-understanding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Habits and patterns associated with addiction are typically characterized by immediate gratification (short-term reward), coupled with delayed deleterious effects (long-term costs). (wikipedia.org)
  • Residents are supported through individual or group counseling to address many of the emotional reasons behind an addiction and develop healthier behaviors and coping methods. (goodtherapy.org)
  • Through the nightmare of addiction, evil seeks to destroy those who find themselves in its awful throws of torment. (freerepublic.com)
  • Though it is typically defined as a good and healthy habit, exercise can sometimes become an addiction and have a negative influence on physical and mental well-being. (goodtherapy.org)
  • For other uses, see Addiction (disambiguation) and Addictive (disambiguation) . (wikipedia.org)
  • Pine Grove offers a variety of community events and continuing education lectures for addiction counselors and mental health professionals. (pinegrovetreatment.com)
  • Cybersex addiction: Experienced sexual arousal when watching pornography and not real-life sexual contacts makes the difference" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • And yes, sugar addiction is real. (psychcentral.com)