News tagged with addictive behavior

Sex addiction -- is it real?

Addicts call it a God-sized hole, a hollowness in the soul. It leaks no matter how much they try to fill it -- and at what cost. For years, George filled his emptiness with pornography, erotic massage and, eventually, sex ...

Apr 15, 2010
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Study Links Internet Addiction to Aggression in Teens

(PhysOrg.com) -- Armed with the findings of a new study, Taiwanese researchers suggest parents and educators pay more attention to children’s online habits because Internet-addicted teens seem more prone to aggression. ...

Feb 23, 2009
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Unlocking the secrets of our compulsions

Researchers have shed new light on dopamine's role in the brain's reward system, which could provide insight into impulse control problems associated with addiction and a number of psychiatric disorders.

Dec 08, 2010
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