Substance and Behavioural Addiction
Types of addiction
There are two different types of addictions – substance and behavioural addictions.
An addiction: a condition in which an individual is addicted to a particular substance or activity.
What is a substance addiction?
A substance addiction is a disease that effects both an individual’s brain and behaviour and further leads to an inability to control the use of substances – a physical dependence on a chemical substance.
Substances include alcohol, drugs – legal, illegal and prescribed drugs and nicotine.
Types of substance addictions
What is a behavioural addiction?
A behavioural addiction is the type of addiction which involves compulsive behaviours. This is a behaviour which is persistently carried out by an individual for a benefit.
Types of behavioural addictions
Treatment options for addictions
Rehabilitation centres such as New Leaf Recovery offer treatment for individuals with a substance or behavioural addictions. Our addiction recovery programmes are tailored to meet specific requirements of each individual and therefore can be used to treat nearly every single behavioural/ activity and substance addiction.
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