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 ...
Yes, because addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a ...
and substituting new priorities connected with procuring and using the drug.
Sep 30, 2015 ... Like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, addiction is caused by a ... The person
will also prefer the drug to other healthy pleasures and may ...
He makes a compelling, multifaceted argument that conceptualizing drug
addiction as a chronic disease (like schizophrenia or diabetes) is both
misleading and ...
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.
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 ...
www.instituteforaddictionstudy.com/PDF/Addiction Q & A.pdf
The best argument against calling addiction a disease states that addicts make
the choice to use drugs and that their inability to stop is simply immature and ...
May 20, 2016 ... disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of ... If you
repeatedly abuse drugs or alcohol because of poor coping skills, ...
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 ...