Aug 23, 2016 ... Recent advances in scientific research show that addiction is a primary and often
chronic disease of the brain.
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 ...
Jul 20, 2015 ... You write that classifying addiction as a chronic, relapsing brain disease can be
harmful. But many argue this takes stigma off the user, whereas ...
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 ...
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 result of the initially
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) defines addiction as “a chronic,
relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and
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 ...
A new model for understanding addiction has risen to the forefront in the scientific
community with research supporting that addiction is a disease.
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!