Attention-Seeking Behaviors and Addiction

Attention-Seeking Behaviors and Addiction

Attention-seeking behaviors may stem from any number of mental health disorders, including the following examples:

  • Narcissistic personality disorder (obsession with oneself and one’s supposed superiority and desirability)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; inability to focus or behave in socially acceptable ways)
  • Histrionic personality disorder (overreacting to seemingly trivial matters)
  • Munchausen syndrome (faking illness to obtain treatment or medication) [Read more…]