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Steroid Addiction Treatment
Those who use anabolic steroids don't become truly addicted to them as may occur with alcohol or other drugs of abuse. However, some studies suggest that there may be some potential for steroid cravings similar to those for caffeine.
The use of anabolic steroids is addictive in terms of the associated lifestyle and the pursuit of the effects that they produce. This includes issues of self-perception and the reality of increased muscle mass and body size.
Treatment needs to address not only the physical usage but also the underlying emotional needs that led to the use in the first place.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014
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