Addiction may be defined as the uncontrolled and compulsive use of a substance. Addictions may be psychological, physiological or both. Some addictions include alcohol, smoking, substance abuse, and gambling. There are many treatments available for addiction including recovery programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, counseling, hypnosis, acupuncture, massage, herbal medicine, stress management techniques, homeopathy and energy healing.
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