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April 2008

The major risk factors

by Staff, on addiction

Who are very vulnerable with addiction? Take note that the risk for addiction is greater among adolescents, women and old people. Here are some of the major risk factors for addiction:

  1. family history addiction
  2. fatigue or overwork
  3. medical condition that needs pain medication
  4. poverty
  5. dependency
  6. depression
  7. poor self-esteem
  8. obesity Staff