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Addictive Personality

Learning About the Elements of an Addictive Personality An addictive personality is not a specific diagnosis but can indicate you share common traits with others dealing with addiction. Although you may be more susceptible to developing an addiction because of your personality, this doesn’t mean you can’t overcome an addiction to substances. Personalities are complicated.…

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What Is Physical Dependence?

Drug addiction affects people in many ways. It may harm their personal lives, destroy their careers, break up their families, and cause emotional pain. These potential consequences occur only to some people. However, physical dependence occurs to everyone who becomes addicted to a substance. Whether it’s opioids, meth, heroin, or alcohol, physical dependence is the…