Tag: addiction

medicine, marijuana, health

Marijuana Addiction is Real, and It’s On the Rise

As recreational marijuana becomes legal in a number of states, medical professionals are beginning to wonder what the impact is on our well-being. Now, some are beginning to raise awareness of marijuana addiction – an under-the-radar condition that impacts many people who use the drug. “There should be no controversy about the existence of marijuana …

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video games, gaming

WHO to Include “Gaming Disorder” in Its Latest Edition of Mental Health Ailments

You might have it or know someone who shows symptoms of it – an obsessive love of video games. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) is finally acknowledging it as a form of mental illness. “Gaming disorder,” as it’s been called, is set to be included in the 11th edition of International Classification of Diseases …

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social network

Could You Predisposed to Social Media Addiction?

We all have a fascination with social media, whether we prefer Facebook, Instagram or one of the many other platforms that have taken over our digital lives. But is it possible to be predisposed to social media addiction? One new study suggests that this might actually be the case. Recently, researchers from Binghamton University took …

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