addictive disorder

addictive disorder

[a′dik·tiv dis′ȯr·dər]
(psychology)
A disorder characterized by the chronic use of an agent and resulting in the development of tolerance, physical dependence, and finally drug-seeking behavior.
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VIDEO gaming has been listed as an addictive disorder by the World Health Organisation.
There is also a tendency to label those who have an addictive disorder negatively, highlighting the negative aspects and identifying their condition as an important part of the story, even when this is not the case.
I've even had to find a new mince pie dealer to feed my seasonal addictive disorder.
Betel quid (paan) chewing is a commonly encountered, socioculturally accepted, "culture-bound" addictive disorder.
I look at it like a FitBit for clients with an addictive disorder," says Cacciola.
Now that pathological gambling, or gambling disorder, is considered to be an addictive disorder in the DSM-5, it is plausible that IA may follow suit because of its phenomenological similarities with gambling disorder.
Now, however, it is increasingly considered an addictive disorder, and the need is perceived for a new test targeting the core criteria and components of addiction.
The logic of brief intervention is that it prevents the progression of an addictive disorder (Figure 1).
The shelter provides case management, addictive disorder programs, basic medical care, mental health screening, job training, showers, food and a place to sleep.
Kelly says: "If you are worried that you or someone you know may have an addictive disorder, I suggest you make an appointment with a health care provider or addiction specialist to discuss your concerns.
Given these links, school counselors need tools to determine whether their students' academic or personal concerns are the result of an underlying addictive disorder.
Caregivers who have an addictive disorder can pass internalized beliefs to children implicitly or explicitly by communicating, "You'd better be a perfect child or (a) I'll use again, (b) I'll get mad/violent, (c) I won't love you anymore, or (d) you'll become an addict just like me.