Addiction Research

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A codependent person has been defined as someone who is obsessed with controlling the person who is out of control (Beattie, 1987; Weinhold & Weinhold, 1989). This is essentially an extension of t…
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Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is a disorder in which eating binges are followed by self-induced vomiting or ‘purging.’ The DSM-IV-TR criteria are mostly about observable behaviours, but there is also a crucial …
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Gambling Addiction

Pathological Gambling Pathological gambling is believed to affect an estimated 3%-5% of adult Americans (Slutske, Jackson, and Sher, 2003). Nor are pathological gamblers exclusively male. Studies in S…
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