Psychology is the study of behavior and the mind, allthe aspects of the the mind and unconscious experience as well as thought. It is an academic discipline and a social science that means to understand people and groups by general researching. In this field a professional practition researcher is called a psychologist and can be classified as a social, behavioral, or cognitive scientist. Psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behavior, while also exploring the physiological and biological and genetic processes that undergo cognitive functions and behaviors.
Addiction is defined as a psychological and/or physiological dependency on a particular substance or event. Common addictions include illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and gambling. Because most people can say no but they just cant find the will to say no.
If the addiction is purely governed by a psychological drive, then it is known as a psychological addiction or psychological dependency. I think that it is known as Psychological dependency because the user or the attict cant live or phathom living life with out a drink or a hit. They depend on it they keep living for the substance and the feeling the substance gives them.
Today, psychology is defined as "the scientific study of behavior and mental processes". interest in the mind and behavior dates back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, Greece, China, and India. The history of psychology as a study of the mind and behavior dates back to the Ancient Greeks. Psychology was a branch of philosophy until the 1870s, when it started as an independent scientific discipline in Germany and the United States. Psychology various fields including physiology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, sociology, anthropology, as well as philosophy and humanities.
THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
The experimental study of psychology began in 1879 when Wilhelm Wundt founded the first laboratory deticated to psychological research in Leipzig, Germany. Wundt was also the first person to refer to himself as a psychologist. Other contributors to the field include Hermann Ebbinghaus (a pioneer in the study of memory), William James (the American father of pragmatism), and Ivan Pavlov (who developed the procedures associated with classical conditioning).