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Types of Addiction

Alcohol
Alcohol

Alcohol addiction, also known as alcoholism, is a disease that affects people of all walks of life. Experts have tried to pinpoint factors like genetics, sex, race, or socioeconomics that may predispose someone to alcohol addiction. But it has no single cause. Psychological, genetic, and behavioral factors can all contribute to having the disease.

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Amphetamines (Like Methamphetamine, Known as Meth)
Amphetamines (Like Methamphetamine, Known as Meth)

Also known as meth, chalk, ice, and crystal, among many other terms, it takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol. Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system.

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Cannabis (Marijuana)
Cannabis (Marijuana)

Signs of Marijuana Addiction. Cannabis dependence is much more common than dependence on other drugs due to the sheer number of people who use marijuana. The first step to overcoming marijuana addiction is to recognize that you have a problem and need help.

Cocaine
Cocaine

What is cocaine? Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. Although health care providers can use it for valid medical purposes, such as local anesthesia for some surgeries, cocaine is an illegal drug. As a street drug, cocaine looks like a fine, white, crystal powder.

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Hallucinogens
Hallucinogens

LSD is actually not considered an addictive hallucinogen as it does not cause any distinct desire or craving to use after it has been abused. Addiction is the presence of physical or psychological dependence that develops as a result of having used a drug in repeat doses.

Opioids (Like Heroin)
Opioids (Like Heroin)

Heroin and opioid addiction ... It works like other opioids by ... The truth is millions of people have suffered with prescription opioid and heroin addiction, ...

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Tobacco
Tobacco

Tobacco addiction can be managed with proper treatment. Addiction to tobacco is similar to other drug addictions in that it’s never really cured. In other words, it is something that you will have to deal with for the rest of your life.