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Is Addiction a Disease? The Disease Model of Addiction | The ...

www.centeronaddiction.org/addiction/disease-model-addiction

Aug 23, 2016 ... Like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, addiction is caused by a combination of behavioral, environmental and biological factors. Genetic ...

Addiction is NOT a Brain Disease, It is a Choice - The Clean Slate ...

www.thecleanslate.org/myths/addiction-is-not-a-brain-disease-it-is-a-choice/

They're screaming it from the rooftops: “addiction is a disease, and you can't stop it without medical treatment”! But why are they screaming it so loud, why are ...

DrugFacts: Understanding Drug Use and Addiction | National ...

www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/understanding-drug-use-addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. The initial decision ...

The Genetics of Addiction - Is Addiction a Disease?

www.addictionsandrecovery.org/is-addiction-a-disease.htm

May 20, 2016 ... disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of alcoholics, addicts, twin studies, cross addiction, total abstinence.

Is Addiction Really a Disease? | Psychology Today

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-heart-addiction/201112/is-addiction-really-disease

Dec 17, 2011 ... For many decades it's been widely accepted that alcoholism (or addiction) is a disease. The "disease concept" is taught in addiction training ...

ASAM Definition of Addiction - American Society of Addiction Medicine

www.asam.org/quality-practice/definition-of-addiction

Public Policy Statement: Definition of Addiction. Short Definition of Addiction: Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and ...

Is Drug Addiction a Disease or a Choice? - The Recovery Village

www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/drug-addiction-disease-choice/

Jun 30, 2016 ... A new model for understanding addiction has risen to the forefront in the scientific community with research supporting that addiction is a ...

The Disease of Addiction - Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/the-disease-of-addiction

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 ...

Addiction is a Brain Disease : The Addiction Recovery Guide

www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/articles/

Oct 17, 2016 ... 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 ...

Point/Counterpoint: Is Addiction a Disease or a Choice? - Rehabs.com

www.rehabs.com/pointcounterpoint-is-addiction-a-disease-or-a-choice/

Jun 22, 2016 ... The disease model of addiction focuses on changes in the brain that occur with chemical dependency. Once these changes occur, choice is ...