The Problem Of Addiction And Addiction

1387 Words Sep 24th, 2014 6 Pages
Reeled In Ever heard of the phrase “shop ‘till you drop”? People shop for numerous reasons, whether it is to spend time with friends, for one’s own basic needs, or just to have some time to yourself. Shopping is always an enjoyable experience, it gives you the chance to relax and not worry about your issues. Once you realized that you maxed out your credit card on the different stuff you bought while shopping, it makes you think that you might have an addiction. The feeling of always wanting more just to be satisfied. Addiction is the result of a person who is consumed by a substance involved in an activity that is pleasurable. Drinking and shopping are two types of severe addictions and people do not realize it until it is too late. Addiction comes in various forms and it takes a while to realize what type of addiction a person could have. It tends to affect a person either physically or emotionally. A physical addiction causes the body to adapt to the certain type of addiction, known as the tolerance of a person capability. The emotion side of an addiction is known as the addictive behavior.
Experts say, “The focus of the addiction isn’t what matters; it’s the need to take action under kinds of stress” and to treat this kind of addiction it requires psychological understanding
(Addiction). De Graaf, Wann, and Naylor believe,” It’s a bubbling cauldron of such traits as an anxiety, loneliness, and low self-esteem” (10). They also think having an…
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