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Addiction and diet rebound


The reason why relapse of addiction happens often times.

Then I have to go back to the conversation that I had with my supervisor in my Master program when I was being trained to be a therapist.

I told her that I didn’t understand the feelings of addicts and asked by her if I could give up on sweets on my own.

As you know, addiction is medical condition that individuals physiologically need certain substance and one of the visible signs is withdrawal symptoms.

First of all, alcoholics are naturally love to drink at the first place. That is why they drink a lot and develop alcoholism.

Cocaine and heroin are addictive too. Cocaine is stimulant so it must be used when someone is feeling down to stimulate the mood.

Heroin is sedative so it must be used to calm down and relax when someone is feeling tensed.

They are addictive so there is a chance for any users to be addicted. They were supposed to be habitual because they are addictive.

Not only alcohol, cocaine and heroin for us to be habitual users, but also other things are also highly habitual too.

Those are eating sweets, over-eating, gambling, sex or etc.

However as I mentioned, technically, gambling or sex are habitual though it is called dependency not addiction when anyone get hooked.

Addiction and dependency have same mechanism and anyone can get hooked with something they love to do and start doing it a lot.

When they love to drink, they drink a lot, when they love cocaine, they use it a lot, when they love to gamble, they may bet their own house on it, when they love to eat, they eat a lot and get large.

Addiction and dependency are separated in the mental health filed though the problem here looking similar that they do too much of their favorite things.