Addiction To Tanning May Be Related To Other Addictive Behaviors, Study Reveals

Medical Daily (3/23, Delzo) reports that an addiction to tanning may be related to “other addictive behaviors,” researchers found after surveying “499 white, non-Hispanic males and females who had previously tanned indoors or outdoors.” The study revealed that “participants who were tanning dependent were six times as likely to be dependent on alcohol, five times more likely to exhibit ‘exercise addiction,’ and three times as likely to suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).” The findings were published online Feb. 21 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

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— “Tanning Addiction Linked To Alcohol Dependence, Other Addictive Behaviors, Study Finds,” Janissa Delzo, Medical Daily, March 23, 2017.

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