Five Behavioral Addictions Explained -DesignBump

When someone writes or speaks about addiction, you most likely think of alcoholism or drug dependence rather than behavioral addictions. After all, these are the substances that have the most addictive properties and are likely to have detrimental impact on your personal health and relationships. However, addiction is not limited to substances like drugs, alcohol or tobacco. In fact, it is not limited to substances at all. Behavioral addictions, otherwise known as process addictions, can be just as damaging to your personal and professional life if they go unchecked.