October 19, 2021

World's first cryptocurrency addiction clinic opens in Scotland

The world's first clinic for the treatment of addicted cryptocurrencies has opened in the British castle Craig.

how According to Decrypt, back in 1988, a rehabilitation center for all types of addiction was founded in a castle located 25 km from the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh.

The other day there appeared a branch for"Crypto addiction", which was recognized as one of the types of gambling addiction. The program was started by 56-year-old therapist Tony Marini, who in the past suffered from addiction himself, but changed his life 16 years ago. Over the past year, the number of requests has increased 10 times.

According to the doctor, in essence, tradeCryptocurrency is very similar to gambling and he claims to be the first to discover it. Addiction develops from casual deals and earnings that cause cravings for dopamine (the hormone of pleasure). Over time, a person begins to dream of big gains and suffer from frequent losses, becomes withdrawn or irritable. Ultimately, such a disease can lead a gambling addict to suicide or commit a crime.

“Most of the problems are faced by those who are engaged incryptocurrency because they want to buy all kinds of things on the Darknet, like drugs. As a result, such people develop cross-dependence on both cryptocurrency and drugs, ”the doctor explained.

P.S I think it's time for us to open clinics for addicts and victims of shorts.

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