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Psychological Addictions Essay Examples

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An Analysis on the Different Types of Addiction
This essay will tackle a serious issue dealing with the psychological disorder known as addiction. Having an addiction is an amazing phenomenon, in many cases it cuts people off into their own world separating them from reality. Addiction can even lead to a person completely changing their personality (also physically in so...
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5 pages
An Introduction to the Comparison of Physical and Psychological Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambling are very hard to diagnose. A si...
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A Comparison of Physical and Psychological Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambling are very hard to diagnose. A si...
267 words
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Comparing Physical and Psychological Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambling are very hard to diagnose. A si...
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The Difference and Similarity Between Physical and Psychological Addictions
Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the
same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or
action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very
noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambling are very hard to
diagnose....
267 words
1 page
The Rising Concerns over Drug Abuse in the United States
Drug abuse in the United States of America, we, the people value several things, some of which are freedom, expanding and taking care of our families and our financial security. We, the people, take such things for granted. We also discourage some behavior, such as crime, laziness and use of illegal drugs. Drug abuse is one...
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Comparing and Contrasting Physical Addictions and Psychological Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambling are very hard to diagnose. A simi...
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Short and Long Term Effects of a Psychological Experiment
One of the primary concerns a psychologist must address when preparing to carry out an experiment are the effects, both short and long term, of the experiment on the subjects. Some experiments positively affect the subjects and need not be debated, but those that have the possibility to create negative short or long-term ef...
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The Elements That Triggers Psychological Stress
Psychological stress is a result of many factors and should be dealt with very carefully. Stress can be defined as a set of interactions between the person and the environment that result in an unpleasant emotional state, such as anxiety, tension, guilt, or shame (swin pg 1). Another way of putting it, is that there are som...
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Over Coming a Smoking Habit
Quitting smoking isn't the easiest thing to do, but you can do
it. To have the best chance of quitting andstaying quit, you
need to know what your fighting against, and what your options
are. You might ask yourself, “Why is it so harto quit smoking?”
And the answer is a drug called Nicotine that is naturally in
tobacco. Nic...
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The Causes for Drug Addictions
Are Drugs The Answer? Drugs. Are they the answer to all of your problems, or are they the root of your problems? Let's take a further look into it. Illegal drugs have been around for a very long time, but no one really understands why people use them? Is it just because they like to get high? Possibly, but why do they li...
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People Suffering from Addictions and Their Effect on the People around Them
People suffering from addictions most times won't realize it, but their disease is hurting more than just themselves. It is not only the physical aspect of the addiction that hurts them, but also what it is doing to the life of the addict. "Life" can be taken as social life, working life, and even life at home. It...
2,659 words
6 pages
The Problem of Narcotic Addiction and Ways of Preventing and Reducing It
Narcotic addiction begins innocently onto certain individuals. Human beings have always been curious, and exploring the means of physically feeling different from their usual states. That curiosity can lead to an addiction of narcotics because those drugs are not intended for the use on healthy people. To understand how add...
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10 pages
Compulsive Gambling Now Considered a Medical Disorder
Gambling is becoming more and more popular in today's society as it is gradually becoming more legalized over the United States and other countries. However this may seem to bring no threat to most people, there does exist a disease within gambling that targets a significant number of people and is the result of gambling ad...
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A Biography of Judy Garland after the Role in The Wizard of Oz
Many of you know her as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. But there was much more trouble behind Judy Garland than just a pair of ruby slippers. At the young and innocent age of 17 she starred in her 7th film, "The Wizard of Oz". The same year she had her hand and shoe prints forever embedded in the Hollywood Walk of...
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How to Blow off Steam the Right Way
Blow it Out Every action holds its own benefits and consequences. Throughout life, decisions are made and actions are taken, some may be more important than others but they all form our ultimate existence. Most people can't stand the daily grind in itself. One needs a release in some form to remain relatively sane. On...
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A Comparison of Physical and Psychological Addictions
Physical And Psychological Addictions
Physical and psychological addictions are very alike and very different at the same time. Addiction means that the person addicted thrives on the substance or action. Physical addictions like alcoholism and heroin are sometimes very noticeable yet, psychological addictions like gambl...
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1 page
The Long Term Effects of Addictions
People suffering from addictions most times won't realize it, but their disease is hurting more than just themselves. It is not only the physical aspect of the addiction that hurts them, but also what it is doing to the life of the addict. "Life" can be taken as social life, working life, and even life at home. It...
2,659 words
6 pages
An Analysis of the Cigarette Smoking as one of the Most Powerful Addictions Known to Man
Cigarette smoking is one of the most powerful addictions known; even more powerful than a dependence on alcohol, heroin, or cocaine. To grasp this well-documented fact, one really doesn t have to study all the supporting scientific evidence. One simply has to consider that no other drug is self administered with the persist...
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The Dangers Associated With Drug Addiction
ADDICTION-FEEDING THE NEED It could not happen to me or my family. That s what everyone thinks. There are many different types of addictions and whether it be drug, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, spending, food, or sex, they all have basically the same self-destructive tendencies. Drug addiction can go unnoticed at first....
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An Analysis of the Ohio Lottery and the Problems That it Produces in the United States of America
The Ohio Lottery and the Problems That It Produces In August 1974 the first ticket for the Buckeye 300 was sold. This was a big year for the state of Ohio. It marked the start of something that would grow into a resemblance of the garden of good and evil. Though lottery is a big moneymaker for the state, it is also a ca...
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A Few Tips to Say No to Drugs
By pure mischance a high school student named Vargas happens to walk by smokers corner on his way home. Unlucky for him, his friend Johnny Bluejean is one the corner smoking a blunt. Johnny stops Vargas and offers him a smoke. Vargas tempted with all Johnny’s endorsements, and peer pressure collapses and takes the blunt. 20...
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My Speech during the Psychological Thriller Festival
Ladies and gents,visitors to the 2012 Psychological Thriller Film Festival. Good evening, my name is Isabel Sinnige… or is it? A psychological thriller is a movie in which the character’s psyche is emphasized, rather than the plot of many popular movies. In these movies, the characters are faced with mental danger, rather...
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Review of the Strong Interest Inventory
Apart from intelligence and personality tests, vocational tests have emerged as one of the most researched areas within the field of psychological testing. While relatively new compared to the other tests, the attention placed on vocational tests has increased steadily over the years due to changes in organisational demands...
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An Analysis of the Effect of Cultural Factors in the Development of Psychological Theories
Psychology essays a) With reference to psychodynamics, precisely what cultural factors contributed to its development and, support the argument that psychological theorys must always take into account the way cultural factors have contibuted to its development Our culture shapes many of our most distinctive psychologi...
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