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An Introduction to Behavioral Addictions

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Nancy A. Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC, explores the warning signs of behavioral addictions and offers practical treatment and prevention strategies.

Product Description

Overview

Research shows that harmful behaviors such as excessive eating or shopping can be as addictive as alcohol or drugs. Nancy A. Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC, explores the warning signs of behavioral addictions and offers practical treatment and prevention strategies.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn the characteristics of a behavioral addiction cycle;
  2. Identify the warning signs of two behavioral addictions: excessive eating and shopping; and
  3. Discover some basic treatment and prevention strategies.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

  1. Is there really such a thing as a behavioral addiction?  Is it the same as addiction to a substance or chemical?
  2. Do I know someone struggling with this type of addiction? How can I support him or her?