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In gambling and gaming addictions, the reward occurs on-and-off and it’s unpredictable

What was once a way to decompress or blow off steam has morphed into pattern of behavior that’s downright addictive. Conceivable or no? https://t.co/ukTTekU7i0 —…

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Teenagers – higher rates of addiction when cannabis is legalised

Teenagers suffer higher rates of addiction when recreational cannabis is legalised – study https://t.co/HvLlCpuAy8 pic.twitter.com/3xmMhiHQv7 — Newshub (@NewshubNZ) November 14, 2019

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Emotional demands behind desire to over consume

http://bit.ly/2NMatPU We need to eat. Eating is a survival requirement. It’s how we eat, and why we eat the way we do, that needs to…

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Recovery is possible

http://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UMhttp://bit.ly/32x55UM A photo from 2017 shows Valet with pockmarked, scabbed skin and deep, black circles beneath her eyes. The other shows the 25-year-old at her…

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Freedom v child health: China ban on online video games 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m

China is imposing a ban on online video games for minors between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. — restrictions that officials say…

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It’s your right to stay safe, even when taking drugs.

DRUG CHECKING TODAY: It’s your right to stay safe, even when taking drugs. Free, discreet & confidential. Wgtn only (for now) Level 4, 265 Wakefield…

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The shocking face of addiction – two photos, seven months apart | Stuff.co.nz

http://bit.ly/32dzZ5m A US mother has posted on social media a shocking photo of her son decimated by heroin and meth. Jennifer Salfen-Tracy has taken to…

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Addiction | Psychology Today New Zealand

https://www.psychologytoday.com/nz/basics/addiction Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in the use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects…

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Alcohol is addictive, electronic gaming isn’t – parents are the problem

http://bit.ly/2M4zvIT The op-ed cites a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry which finds, at most, 1% of gamers who “might qualify for a…

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Women are more sensitive to some of the effects of methamphetamine

http://bit.ly/2noQzjw “In particular, clinical and epidemiological reports suggest that women are more vulnerable to developing a methamphetamine use disorder. However, it is unclear what contributes…

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