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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.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.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/comorbidity-addiction-other-mental-illnesses/drug-addiction-mental-illness

Yes, because addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a person's normal hierarchy of needs and desires and substituting new priorities ...

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.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-heart-addiction/201112/is-addiction-really-disease

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 ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3047254

He makes a compelling, multifaceted argument that conceptualizing drug addiction as a chronic disease (like schizophrenia or diabetes) is both misleading and ...

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

Oct 1, 2014 ... disease is a medical condition that prevents the body or mind from functioning normally. Diseases are characterized by their inability to be fully ...

www.rehabs.com/pointcounterpoint-is-addiction-a-disease-or-a-choice

Jun 22, 2016 ... On one side, people believe addiction is an uncontrollable illness that .... This B's of drug addiction as a disease should not be promoted.