There are many factors to consider when trying determining if you or a loved one has an addiction. Typically, people have more than one addictive behavior. Also, understanding the root of the addiction is critical to successful treatment.
To assist you in learning more about addictive behaviors and their affect, we have provided the following links. This list is not comprehensive, but will assist you in learning more about addictions and their effects
Alcohol & Drugs
Other Addictive Behaviors
Statistics and Information on Addiction