In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good
intentions or a strong will. In fact, because drugs change the brain in ways that ...
On the other hand, addiction to drugs and alcohol is not obviously a disease, and
to call it such we must either overlook the major gaps in the disease argument, ...
WebMD explains how drug use can lead to addiction, and why drug addiction is
considered a disease.
Aug 13, 2012 ... It's hardly a new question. By all accounts it's not an inconsequential one either.
When the addiction question comes up, as it did in a recent ...
The National Institute on Drug Abuse calls drug addiction a "disease that will
waste your brain." This is our government's official policy. And government-
disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of alcoholics, ...
One study looked at 231 people who were diagnosed with drug or alcohol ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... For example, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “
Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is ...
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 ...
Drug addiction — Learn about symptoms, causes and treatment of ... Diseases
and Conditions ... Drug addiction can cause an intense craving for the drug.
Once you've started using a drug, the development into addiction may be
influenced by inherited (genetic) traits, which may delay or speed up the disease