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Transcript of Addictions
By Abby M
Some kinds of Addictions
* Alcohol &Drugs
* A shopping addiction can start by a person when the person is attracted to some idems that they think that have to have and then it goes on and on.
Alcohol & Drug Addiction
*They want to feel good
*They feel alone
*To fit in with others
*To get their minds off of their problems
* Teens: want to feel like an adult
to be rebellious.
Good reasons:*To help sickness and pain
* Doctor said to
Bad reasons:*To fit in
*To escape or relax
*To relieve boredom
*To seem grown up
The person has frequent thoughts about gambling experiences, whether past, future, or fantasy.
: As with drug tolerance, the person requires larger or more frequent wagers to experience the same "rush".
: Restlessness or irritability associated with attempts to cease or reduce gambling.
: The person gambles to improve mood or escape problems.
: The person tries to win back gambling losses with more gambling.
What is Gambling?
People can actually be diagnosed with Ludomania (gambling problems)
Australians have the biggest gambling problem in the world.
Gambling is playing games of chance to win money.
The five top symptoms of Ludomania
Consequences of drinking
Losing friends: Friends start pulling back or drifting away. Only friends who are heavy drinkers will remain.
Problems at work or at school: Being late, missing days, not working up to abilities, and putting off responsibilities.Falling behind comes first, which can lead to losing a job or failing school.
Tension builds up in the family: Homes with heavy drinkers have less fun and closeness, more arguments, and higher rates of divorce and child abuse.
Fitness and health: Heavy drinking can weaken the heart muscle and contribute to weight gain. It can also cause many other serious, life-threatening health problems, including addiction.
Money problems: Troubles with money grow when too much is spent on alcohol and on paying for problems or poor decisions caused by drinking.
Many reasons why people drink is because...
Good and bad reasons why people take drugs is because...
Percentages of drinking and drugs
There are two types of shopping:
you get more options and prices are cheaper
Shopping in stores:
you can try on clothes, its local (like in your town),sometimes prices are good.
Consequences for shopping too much:
Like the other addictions:
Shopping or spending money as a result of feeling disappointed, angry or scared
Causing emotional distress in one’s life
Having arguments with others about one’s shopping or spending habits
Feeling lost without credit cards
Buying items on credit that would not be bought with cash
Feeling a rush of anxiety when spending money
Feeling guilty, ashamed, embarrassed or confused after shopping or spending money
Lying to others about purchases made or how much money was spent
* Technology harms so many people's mind like giving them headaches
*Teens are bullied online
*They don't get enough sleep cause they're up all night texting or being wakened up by a text or call
*Sometimes they spend more then 8 hours a day on a computer
which causes headaches, eye vision lost, and more.
Problems with Technology:
What country has the worst technology addiction?
Well, from many websites, South Korea has the worst internet addiction.
*About 160,000 kids between the ages of 5-9 are addicted to the internet.
The Most: About 430 million users
*Sugar is the most effective food that hooks people on an addiction.
Different kind of technology addiction:
Why does someone become addicted to food?
*Family history of food addiction
* Health issues like diabetes
* self-esteem decreases
*Relationships are lost
Consequences from a food addiction:
The lesson out of this whole presentation is....
*Don't start something that will create addictions
*Be careful in what you do cause it might start an addiction
*And Take care of yourself so that addictions don't start.
Thanks for watching!