Aug 23, 2016 ... Like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, addiction is caused by a combination of
behavioral, environmental and biological factors. Genetic ...
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 ...
Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is
compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. The initial
May 20, 2016 ... disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of alcoholics,
addicts, twin studies, cross addiction, total abstinence.
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 ...
Public Policy Statement: Definition of Addiction. Short Definition of Addiction:
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and ...
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 has a target organ known as the mid brain. The cause is
regulatory dysfunction of a neurotransmitter called dopamine. The effect is a ...
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 ...
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 ...