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Lowenstein discussed the fact that heroin has a double punch - it is both physically and psychologically addictive.
Behavioural addictions like gambling and shopping are as strongly psychologically addictive as substance addictions.
Janet Roberts of the Wales Drug & Alcohol Helpline, Dan 24/7, warned: "If you are already using these drugs you need to be aware that they can be psychologically addictive, your need to use them may increase and each time you use them the chemical make-up of the drug may be different.