Addicted to tanning? People keep tanning despite known risks
Some people keep tanning, even after turning a deep brown and experiencing some of the negative consequences. Skin cancer is among the most common, preventable types of the disease, yet many continue to tan to excess. New research shows that some who engage in excessive tanning may also be suffering from obsessive-compulsive (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorders (BDD). Researchers also looked at whether tanning should be classified as an addiction.
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