Psychological Dependency Research Paper

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Dependency, not to be confused with addiction which is a clinical description of alcohol or drug problems which are not serious enough or not frequent enough to meet the criteria for dependence, is split into two categories: physiological and psychological. Generic inheritance, childhood experiences, and peer pressure are some of the factors that contribute to the development of dependency. A psychological dependency of a drug or behavior refers to the mental dependency on a substance of behavior. It can also be described as a pattern of compulsive use and a willingness to go the great lengths to maintain a continued supply. Alcohol Rehab lists some of the symptoms as: loss of appetite, intense craving of the substance(s), mood swings, and

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