There are really only 2 kinds of addiction: I want it, I don’t want it. However, the roots of I Want It may not dwell solely in the dark bowels of childhood exposure or some Damascene Teen Epiphany.
Sugar, Salt, Caffeine and Nicotine are the Death Quartet. They bend our desperate Will like a straw and lead us by the brain to indulge. Thereafter, we glower and sulk in a pit of flagellant self rage. Graves are not just being dug with teeth. It is the Pleasure Principle that drives us to untimely Death. We have to learn to distinguish the various species of Pleasure. We must become Scientists of Epicure. Pleasure is a powerful goad.
Learn the Taxonomy of Ecstasy; trace the Genealogy of Agony.