Aug 23, 2016 ... Recent advances in scientific research show that addiction is a primary and often
chronic disease of the brain.
May 20, 2016 ... disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of alcoholics,
addicts, twin studies, cross addiction, total abstinence.
Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is
compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. The initial
The disease of addiction has a target organ known as the mid brain. The cause is
regulatory dysfunction of a neurotransmitter called dopamine. The effect is a ...
Jul 12, 2015 ... We all know addiction is a disease. It has been so classified by all the
authoritative sources. The American Medical Association labeled ...
May 20, 2014 ... I am really tired of addicts using the "disease" excuse for their "problem". ...
physically, mentally, or emotionally addicted to a drug is a CHOICE!
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) defines addiction as “a chronic,
relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and
What's the difference between abuse and addiction? Substance abuse is ... Why
is alcohol and drug addiction considered a brain disease? 30 years ago, the ...
Nov 21, 2014 ... A core concept evolving with scientific advances over the past decade is that
drug addiction is a brain disease that develops over time as a ...
Jul 24, 2016 ... What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter,
addiction is a disease. In fact it's “a chronic relapsing brain disease” ...