Methamphetamine use has taken off in the U.S., but what makes it such a hot commodity?
When Alcohol Becomes a Problem
Alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) are probably the most common mental disorders in the United States: Nearly one person in seven suffers from an AUD at some time in his or her life.
5 Ways to Celebrate Without Alcohol
WebMD shows you how to mark an occasion without popping a cork.
At what point does Internet surfing become so compulsive that psychologists would call it an addiction?
Gambling Wave Sets Stage for Addiction
Glamorization of gambling may create a new generation of addicts.
Can Baseball Become an Addiction?
Experts explore the fine line between being a dedicated sports fan and addictive behavior.
New Prescriptions for Addiction Treatment
New prescriptions are making it easier to kick old drug addiction habits and stay clean.
Defining and Treating Internet Addictions
Addiction is used to describe everything from the Internet to shopping to sex. So how do you tell when something really becomes an addiction?
Rx Drug Abuse: Common and Dangerous
Experts explain how teens and adults alike are vulnerable to prescription drug abuse for medications ranging from Oxycontin to Ritalin.
Video Game Addiction
Compulsive video gaming is a modern-day psychological disorder that experts tell WebMD is becoming more and more popular.