addictive behavior

Noticeable Signs of Addictive Behavior

Addictive behavior is a hallmark of substance abuse. Rewarding and reinforcing leads to a behavior becoming addictive. In substance abuse, the reward of the high, and the possible relief of something uncomfortable reinforces the behavior. This reward and reinforcement help cement the psychological compulsion to use an addictive substance. Patterns of Addictive Behavior Research has…

preventing addiction

How We Should Be Preventing Addiction

What would your present-day self tell your younger self? If you’re struggling with chemical dependency, you might warn yourself. But how early can preventing addiction begin? More importantly, what do you do when you’re already dealing with it in your life? Preventing Addiction Starts before the Preteen Years Government officials track the ages of drug…