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Addiction and Dependence Quiz: Can You Recognize the Signs?
About 23.5 million Americans over the age of 12 are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Quiz yourself on addiction and dependence at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The Ultimate Addiction Quiz
People can become addicted to just about anything. Prove how much you know about addiction with this HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »
The Most Addictive Substances on Earth Quiz
Hey, quizzes are addictive too, but at least they won't kill you. Prove your addictive substance knowledge at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Sugar Addiction Works
Sugar addiction might not truly be an addiction, but there are ways you can be less dependent on it. Learn more about sugar addiction. See more »
Can body modifications be addictive?
Are people with tons of piercings and tattoos just enthusiasts, or could they actually be addicted to body modifications? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Myths About Addiction
Myths about addiction persist despite the facts. See 10 myths about addiction to learn more. See more »
Is fast food addictive?
Is fast food addictive? What's the science behind those cravings? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Addictive Disorders and Dependence
Addictive disorders affect the lives of millions of Americans. Read this guide about addictive disorders and dependence. See more »
10 Strange Addictions
What strange addiction are some people compelled to do? Learn about 10 strange addictions here. See more »
Unique Addictions Quiz
Test your knowledge of addiction, from its root cause to some unique addictions you may not have heard of. See more »
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