yeah, thats so true. it does fall under escapism but thats just my anal retentivness coming through.ebeneezer_geeza said:1. Confidence - to bolster lowered self esteem
2. Boredom - to escape the tedium of a non-fulfilled life
3. To stop the pain of a painful past and present
4. To aid depression
5. Undiagnosed mental problem ranging from ADD - Bipolar - Schizophrenia
interestingly category 5 accounts for 50% of the UK addiction services clientel.