In an increasingly popular TED Talk , Johann Hari famously concludes that the opposite of addiction is not sobriety, it is human connection.
If the term addiction is used in the sense of the disease or state of addiction (as opposed to the process of becoming addicted to, or dependent upon, something), one good antonym would be sobriety.
Noun. Opposite of personality prone to addiction . non- addictive personality . nonaddictive personality .
Synonyms of addiction dependence. (also dependance), habit, jones. [slang], monkey.
Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued use despite harmful consequences, and long-lasting changes in the brain. It is considered both a complex brain disorder and a mental illness.
Strategy 1: Tie yourself to the smartphone mast. Delete the addictive apps off your phone . Use the app Moment to monitor your usage patterns. Put your phone on grey scale so you aren’t as enchanted by the colorful graphics. Use “airplane mode” or “do not disturb” to silence incoming distractions.
Sobriety is the condition of not having any measurable levels or effects from alcohol or other drugs. Sobriety is also considered to be the natural state of a human being given at a birth. A person in a state of sobriety is considered sober.
Common addiction replacements include: Binge eating. Gambling. Overworking.
The English suffix -mania denotes an obsession with something ; a mania. It has also entered standard English and is affixed to many different words to denote enthusiasm or obsession with that subject. A “manias” is also the phrase given to individuals who are unable to correctly spell words.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a combination of obsessive thoughts and compulsive rituals. These are severe enough to interfere with your everyday life.