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

There are different types of substance addiction which include but are not limited to the following:

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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

The different types of behavioural addictions include but are not limited to:

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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