That Golden Glow: Can you get addicted to tanning?
Should your local tanning salon display more than a skin cancer warning -- one for tanning addicition? Are you tanorexic?
What do UV rays trigger your body to produce?
What term did scientists coin to describe tanning addiction?
- narcissistic personality disorder
True or false: Frequent tanners are also more likely to use illegal drugs.
What percentage of tanning addicts use tanning beds in addition to tanning in the natural sunlight?
- 20 percent
- 30 percent
- 40 percent
- 50 percent
What symptoms might a compulsive tanner have if denied his or her UV-fix?
- all of the above
True or false: Tanning addicts are usually thinner than their peers.
What does it mean to be a tanning addict?
- the desire for more exposure to UV rays
- difficulty controlling the desire to tan
- both of these options
- neither of these options
What percentage of frequent tanners have symptoms similar to people addicted to drugs or alcohol?
- 5 percent
- 18 percent
- 27 percent
- 62 percent
What is a health consequence of compulsive tanning?
- skin cancer
- metabolic syndrome
What type of disorder is a tanning addiction?