When Chronic Pain is Trauma: Processing Chronic Pain Memories from a Trauma Framework


1/26/2015, Inside the Tragic, Obsessive World of Video Game Addicts


DansNewLife, a Reddit commenter on a gaming-addiction forum, speaks from personal experience: “The addict seeks relief from distress—think of how highly motivated you are to take your hand off a hot stove. When you stop, all the bad stuff keeps rushing back… for an addict, stopping means returning to a very painful, tortured existence.”