What is the source of addiction?

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The Essential Brain System That is Hijacked in OCD, Alcoholism, Binge Eating And More

Study of OCD finds this indispensable system could be the key to multiple psychological problems. An over-active habit system may be at the root of many psychological problems involving repetitive behaviours like OCD, alcoholism and binge eating, new research suggests. The neuroimaging study, which is published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found that people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) had difficulty controlling their habits (Gillan et al., 2014). Before this OCD was seen as a disorder in which repetitive behaviours were self-comforting responses to anxiety. ….[READ]

 

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