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Nun Admits To Stealing $130k To Feed Gambling Addiction

September 2, 2015|Behavioral Addiction | 4 Min Read

A nun in upstate New York has plead guilty to charges of grand larceny. Sister Mary Anne Rapp admits that she stole almost $130,000 between March of 2006 and April […]

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Shopping Addiction Issues Increasing Among Men

May 10, 2015|Behavioral Addiction, The Control Center | 4 Min Read

Can men really suffer from a shopping addiction? Just like drug addiction, alcoholism, gambling addiction, and compulsive eating, shopping addiction affects women and men. Although you may not think of […]

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Movie ‘Love Child’ Discusses How Internet Addiction May Have Lead To A Death

November 13, 2014|Behavioral Addiction | 3 Min Read

Internet addiction is being shown in a whole new way through the documentary, Love Child. Prepare yourself, the story is quite shocking. To start with a little background information, South […]

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Why do people love reality television like Intervention? Train Wreck or Treatment?

March 17, 2014|Behavioral Addiction, Drug Addiction, Mental Health | 4 Min Read

The A&E show Intervention ran for 13 successful seasons for a very good reason: this is compelling stuff. Watching tearful families confront their addicted loved ones, seeing the realities of […]

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Amanda Bynes Comes Clean On Eating Disorder

July 10, 2013|Behavioral Addiction, Health and Wellness, The Control Center | 4 Min Read

Amanda Bynes comes clean: she has an eating disorder. How does she announce it? As only a young Hollywood lady can, by posting pictures of herself on Twitter with majorly […]

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Video Games As Addictive As Drugs Study Say

April 18, 2013|Behavioral Addiction | 4 Min Read

Video game usage affects the same part of the brain as drugs and alcohol, so it’s no wonder that so many people become addicted to playing video games for hours […]

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Chinese Man Has Spent Past Six Years At On-Line Cafe

April 10, 2013|Behavioral Addiction, The Control Center | 4 Min Read

Imagine sitting in the same chair, doing the same activity for 2,190 days in a row. One Chinese man has spent the past 6 years at an online cafe, only […]

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Are You A Relationship Addict?

March 10, 2013|Behavioral Addiction, Mental Health, The Control Center | 4 Min Read

Heroin, cocaine, alcohol, and relationships. Do you feel like one of these is not like the other? You may be surprised to find out that all four of these “substances,” […]

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Sex, Food & Gambling Addicts – Who’s Responsible?

February 10, 2013|Behavioral Addiction | 4 Min Read

This is a question that came up at a recent speaking engagement. And it’s an interesting question. With the proliferation of online gambling and impulsive behavioral addictions, questions like these […]

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