Addiction is thought to be genetically inherited in up to 60 percent of cases ( NIDA, 2010) Addiction is defined as a primary , chronic and progressive illness , which means all of the following apply :
Excessive and unrealistic worry that is difficult to control occurring more days than not for at least 6 months about a number of events or activities .
Motor tension ( e.g., restlessness , tiredness, shakiness and muscle tension
Shows a pattern of episodic excessive anger in response to specific situations
Shows cognitive biases associated with anger ( e.g., demanding expectations of others , overly generalized labeling of the targets of anger .
Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/