When we think of addictions, we think about drugs such as heroin and cocaine, or nicotine and caffeine. Maybe we joke about being addicted to chocolate or our iPhone. But what about people who live with what many of us consider strange or unique addictions, such as eating dirt or pulling hair? Test your knowledge of addiction, from its root cause to some unique addictions you may not have heard of.
Question 1 of 10
True or false: Strange addictions are just as real as addictions to drugs or other substances.
Question 2 of 10
What disorder causes people to crave and eat non-food substances such as paint, chalk or paper?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: Tanning addicts -- "tanorexics" -- experience symptoms of withdrawal when they stop tanning.
Question 4 of 10
Treatment options for addictions may include all of the following EXCEPT:
Question 5 of 10
Individuals with body dysmorphic disorder may have the following symptoms EXCEPT:
Question 6 of 10
People who obsessively pull out their own hair may have which of the following disorders:
Question 7 of 10
Do you need to check your email every few minutes? Do you feel anxious or angry when you're not able to get online? These are symptoms of Internet addiction. Three of the following are subtypes of Internet Addiction Disorder -- which one is NOT?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following brain chemical is associated with addictive behavior and addiction:
Question 9 of 10
It's estimated that how many American adults are compulsive shoppers:
Question 10 of 10