Addiction can develop for a number of reasons: allowing mental illness issues to go untreated, genetic predisposition or as a result of a poor or toxic upbringing. However, sometimes individuals can simply have an addictive personality, making them overall more susceptible to addiction. Learning how to recognize whether or not you display signs of an addictive personality – and taking the proper measurements to address and eliminate any problem addictive behavior – can certainly go a long way towards preventing an addiction to manifest and thrive in the first place. Scroll down to take the quiz.
This content was written by: Justin Baksh, LMHC, MCAP, Chief Clinical Officer