All About Addiction

People with an addiction do not have control over what they are doing, taking or using. Their addiction may reach a point at which it is harmful. Addictions do not only include physical things we consume, such as drugs or alcohol, but may include virtually anything, such abstract things as gambling to seemingly harmless products, such as chocolate - in other words, addiction may refer to a substance dependence (e.g. drug addiction) or behavioral addiction (e.g. gambling addiction).
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Mindfulness meditation may help smokers quit - even those with no willpower

Behavioral training such as mindfulness meditation may be effective at enhancing self-control toward quitting smoking - even for people who have no desire to give up, say experts. The review of addiction research, published in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, says a smoker's intention to quit smoking is not always needed to reduce cigarette cravings.
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