Template talk:Addiction

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Nicotine addiction[edit]

Why is nicotine addiction missing? eu.stefan (talk) 12:40, 1 February 2010 (UTC)

Travel (as Hypermobility (travel))[edit]

Re the revert of my edit by User:Seppi333: Most of the items are "Behavioral addictions". I think Hypermobility (travel) falls in the mid-range of this spectrum of Addiction and easily justifies an entry there. Indeed, in Behavioral addiction, travel is named & linked. DadaNeem (talk) 22:26, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

You've probably noticed that I re-added it with a few entries following a reorganization of the template. Seppi333 (Insert ) 23:11, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

Dependence tag[edit]

Addiction and dependence glossary[1][2][3]
addiction – a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences
reinforcing stimuli – stimuli that increase the probability of repeating behaviors paired with them
rewarding stimuli – stimuli that the brain interprets as intrinsically positive or as something to be approached
addictive drug – a drug that is both rewarding and reinforcing
addictive behavior – a behavior that is both rewarding and reinforcing
sensitization – an amplified response to a stimulus resulting from repeated exposure to it
tolerance – the diminishing effect of a drug resulting from repeated administration at a given dose
drug sensitization or reverse tolerance – the escalating effect of a drug resulting from repeated administration at a given dose
dependence – an adaptive state associated with a withdrawal syndrome upon cessation of repeated exposure to a stimulus (e.g., drug intake)
physical dependence – dependence that involves persistent physical–somatic withdrawal symptoms (e.g., fatigue and delirium tremens)
psychological dependence – dependence that involves emotional–motivational withdrawal symptoms (e.g., dysphoria and anhedonia)
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Thanks for getting back to me User: Seppi333. I may be a bit tired (due to Wikipedia addiction!) but wonder what's the difference between Dependence and Behavioral addiction? They both seem to be there or thereabouts. DadaNeem (talk) 23:16, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

See the glossary to the right. Seppi333 (Insert ) 23:18, 23 April 2015 (UTC)
Edit: I should probably add that a behavioral dependence is essentially the same thing as a drug dependence; the withdrawal syndrome occurs as a consequence of no longer engaging in a behavior (consistent exercise, for example, induces psychological dependence in most people). Seppi333 (Insert ) 23:21, 23 April 2015 (UTC)

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