Signs and Symptoms of Addiction
Addiction impacts every aspect of your life, including your physical health, mental and emotional health, social life, and core values. The signs and symptoms of addiction can be biological, psychological, social and spiritual, and most people with a problem will exhibit signs in several if not all of these areas. These areas are often called the Four Pillars of Addiction and Healing.
BIOLOGICAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Biological signs include changes to physical health and appearance and include, but are not limited to, the following.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Addiction takes a real toll on emotional health and can result in many psychological symptoms. Here are some of the many signs and symptoms associated with problem behavior.
Thom Kessler, LMFT, RAS
Comments are closed.
Marriage & Family Therapist and Registered Addiction Specialist