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  • What are the Underlying Causes of Addiction?

    By Jennifer McDougall Addiction (defined as a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences) generally begins with the desire to escape—pain, loss, heartache, rejection, discomfort, anxiety, chemical imbalances…

  • A Major Underlying Cause of Addiction

    Abandonment and substance abuse are extremely complicated issues when considered separately, but what most people don’t realize is that abandonment is one of the key underlying causes that results in addiction. Depending…