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cause of procrastination addiction

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
That is not: A recognized illness. Certainly procrastination can be part of a number of other problems, but by itself, procrastination is not an illness.
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: On what you are procrastinating. Cut out a circle of paper and write tuit on it. Then you will have to get around to it.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
PLEASE STOP: Please stop asking us these definition questions. Asking doctors to provide definitions for trivial things is an inappropriate use of this resource. W ... Read More
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
I will get back to u: When any behavior becomes so manifest that it interrupts with daily life, socialization, and the long-term goals of someone, it could be characterized ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Max Haque
Dr. Max Haque answered
44 years experience Psychiatry
No such conditon: I have not come across this term and is not a recognized diagnosis by dsm-iv-r standards. What might have happened in your sister's case is that whoev ... Read More
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Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not Sure: I have never heard of this specfic term, but i assume it is being used to refer to a lifestyle in which your sister seems to depend of procrastinating ... Read More
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Put it off: I will get back to you. Someone who routinely puts off initiating and completing important tasks could be said to be addicted of sorts to that behavio ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not an Addiction: Although it can certainly have negative consequences, there is no evidence that procrastination falls into the category of behavioral addictions. I wo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not an Addiction: Although it can certainly have negative consequences, there is no evidence that procrastination falls into the category of behavioral addictions. I wo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hmm: Is it an addiction to procrastination or lazziness? I think the only way to address is this is by making a committment to having a more productive li ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Could be anything: Getting "high" usually includes a sense of euphoria and decreased inhibition. The symptoms you describe could be from abuse of almost anything or even ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
More cutting.: Cutting stimulates the production of endorphins -- opioid-like substances the body produces to manage pain. It can be addictive. Some patients use cut ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Tapentadol is a narcotic pain reliever so it has the potential for addiction. however, many people take this class of medication and do not become ad ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Many reasons: Like all addictions, genetics, life experiences, easy access, having other addictions and illnesses like bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety all ... Read More
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