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Recent research by Derby University found that smartphones were psychologically addictive, with the average smartphone user spending 3.
Methamphetamine induces a strong feeling of euphoria and is highly psychologically addictive.
Cigarette smoking also becomes more psychologically addictive when combined with other pleasurable acts, such as sexual activity with orgasm, eating a tasty meal, or drinking an alcoholic beverage (Alpert, 2009).