Aboriginal gambling: a question of addiction or resource redistribution?

By Martin Young; Bruce Doran, Australian National University, and Francis Markham, Australian National University

Are anabolic steroids addictive?

Common signs of addiction include cravings for the drug, requiring more drug to get the same effect, and withdrawal symptoms should the drug be...

Internet Addiction: prevention and treatment

Internet Addiction disorder is a global and significant problem

Addiction and the brain: how the immune system takes over

By Mark Hutchinson

Addiction 2015 - call for abstracts

The Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference 6th March 2015. The Australian and New Zealand Addiction 2015 Conference will address the treatment...

Behavioural Addictions

Behavioural addictions have the same symptoms as drug addiction and alcholism. Process addictions alter mood by creating a euphoric feeling or a...

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Can recreational pot smokers become addicted? A realistic concern for recreational users of marijuana is whether or not they will become addicted.

Don't get worked up: you can beat your porn addiction ... if you want to

By Gomathi Sitharthan, University of Sydney and Raj Sitharthan, University of Western Sydney

Chronic pain sufferers risk addiction

Health groups are calling for greater oversight for prescription painkillers amid concern sufferers are at serious risk of addiction.

Comorbidity: mental health and substance use at Addiction 2015

Comorbidity (co-occurence) of mental disorders and substance use disorders is widespread and often associated with poor treatment outcome, severe...