Negative Essay On Addiction

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Have you ever loved something so much you wish you could do it everyday like eating a certain food or watching a show chances are you might be addicted. What do you think of when you hear the word addiction most people think of drugs or banned harmful substances but what if I told you its more than just that. Being addicted to something is harmful to not only yourself but to others around you creating stress like an itch you just cant scratch sometimes its a habit we just cant kick in this essay we will look deeper and better understand the word addiction and how it affects everyone.

How many times have you said "This is so addicting" or "You are addicted" but what is the defintion of this word and are we addicts? To understand the word addiction we must look at the text book definition which states "Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences" (Wikipedia). In a more simple definition addiction is like being hooked on something wether its rewarding or destructive and not having the control to stop or slow down on the substance or activity. There are many forms of addiction but even though some are more severe then others they should all be taken seriously. One addiction that is usually associated in our minds with this word is drug abuse which is a very destructive form that just doesnt affect the user but affects everyone around them. Some examples of these are drugs like alcholol, nicotine,
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