Addictions: addiction has been defined
as physical and
psychological dependence, (for
example alcohol, tobacco, caffeine and
Addiction is a complex problem that
affects not only the physical and mental
health of individuals, but also their
families and social environment.
feeling that you need a substance
in order to carry on doing
what you want to do.
Priory- rehabilitation centre.
Relapse- a return to previous
Binge drinking- excessive
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The practice of compulsively chewing and consuming excessive
amounts of ice is called pagophagia.
Pagophagia is a form of pica,
a condition where people crave
and eat non-food items that have
no nutritional value.
Craving and eating non-food items is a condition called pica and those with
the disorder are known to compulsively eat paint, fences, cigarette ashes,
paper and a variety of other non-nutritional items.
Pica can occur during pregnancy.
Depression- feeling down
Low self-esteem- feeling low and guilty
No confidence- a state of mind linked to
Anger- highly irritable
Boredom- a repeated pattern