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Types of Addiction

Types of addiction: Refering to types of addiction is refering to the type of substance consumed which summarize into the list bellow:

  • Technology addiction
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Gambling addiction
  • Cocaine addiction
  • Tobacco addiction
  • Cigarette addiction
  • Crack addiction
  • Heroine addiction
  • Ecstasy addiction
  • Addiction to volatile substances (gas)
  • Addiction to amphetamine (Captagon)
  • Methamphetamine Addiction (Chubu / Ice / Crystal Meth)
  • Work addiction
  • Shopping addiction
  • Addiction in children and young persons
  • Sex addiction
  • Mariguana addiction
  • Opium addiction
  • Emotional relationships addiction

According to WHO, types of substance addiction are

  • Opium addiction
  • Alcoholism
  • Addiction to cannabis
  • Cocaine addiction
  • Addiction to stimulants and medical stimulants
  • Addiction to substances that cause hallucinations
  • Solvent addiction
  • Tobacco addiction

In DSM-5, 10 different sets of items are defined:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Hemp (cannabis)
  • (LSD, mesalin), phencyclidine hallucinogenic
  •   etc)
  • Volatile substances (thinner, benzene, benzene, bali and others)
  • Opioids (morphine, heroin, codeine, methadone, etc.)
  • Sedatives (diazepam, chlorazepate, etc.)
  • Steroids (amphetamine, ecstasy, cocaine, etc.)
  • Tobacco

Behavioral addiction is also listed below

  • Internet addiction
  • Addiction to gambling
  • Shopping addiction
  • Sex addiction
  • Relationship addiction
  • Dependency addiction

 Addiction types depend on the substance used by the person and the type of addiction. Dependencies vary greatly in refferance to the type itself. In the treatment of addiction type, the tests are examined and analyzed in detail in the addiction center.

And then a special treatment program is issued for the person. The person is treated with a multidisciplinary approach through a special treatment program

Many ways are used in our clinic to treat our patients at the addiction treatment center. They Include:

  1. Individual Psychotherapy
  2. Collective psychotherapy
  3. Social interaction therapy sessions
  4. Drug therapy
  5. Deep magnetic stimulation sessions (Deep TMS)
  6. Educational courses for the family

We can say that the types of addiction will be evaluated in the general framework, where the types of addiction are separated. Therefore, it is essential to evaluate the person and treat him by a specialist through a special treatment plan.

Yayınlama Tarihi:
23 Mayıs 2019
Güncelleme Tarihi:
12 Şubat 2021