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

The person will also prefer the drug to other healthy pleasures and may lose interest in normal life activities. In the most chronic form of the disease, addiction  ...

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

Jun 30, 2016 ... The reality is that addiction is a disease, and the research is there to support it. Drugs physically change the brain and create a compulsive ...

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

Aug 9, 2016 ... In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting usually takes more than good intentions or a strong will. Drugs change the brain in ...

www.rehabs.com/pro-talk-articles/how-and-why-addiction-is-not-a-disease-a-neuroscientist-challenges-traditional-views

Jul 23, 2015 ... Saying addiction is a disease suggests that the brain can no longer .... Calling alcohol or drug addiction a disease is simply covering the lack of ...

www.addictioncampuses.com/resources/addiction-campuses-blog/is-addiction-a-disease-or-a-choice

Jan 10, 2017 ... My child trades one drug for another. I'm at the end of my rope. What is addiction, really? I know people say it's a disease but other diseases ...

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 ... Once your body becomes physically dependent on drugs or alcohol, ...

www.recoveryfirst.org/why-addiction-is-a-disease

The disease model of addiction is the conventional approach to talking about substance abuse, but this was not always the case. Learn more.

www.drugrehab.org/why-is-drug-addiction-considered-a-disease

Oct 1, 2014 ... Though many people doubt the fact that addiction is a disease, they will find that in reading about the affect of drugs and alcohol on the ...

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

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, ...