The modern disease theory of alcoholism states that problem drinking is
sometimes caused by .... Davies concluded that "the accepted view that no
alcohol addict can ever again drink normally sh...
Aug 23, 2016 ... Like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, addiction is caused by a combination of
... All people make choices about whether to use substances.
That addiction is tied to changes in brain structure and function is what makes it,
fundamentally, a brain disease. A metaphoric switch in the brain seems to be ...
In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting usually takes ... Drugs
change the brain in ways that make quitting hard, even for those who want to.
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and
... basis that makes early-life exposure to substances such an important factor.
May 20, 2016 ... disease of addiction, recovery, genetics, family history, children of ... that is
caused by poor coping skills is where you can make a difference.
Nov 21, 2014 ... Thus, having this brain disease does not absolve the addict of responsibility ...
What may make addiction seem unique among brain diseases, ...
Some people view addiction as a choice that an individual makes or as a
behavior that can be stopped willingly at any time. But over the past several years
, the ...
He makes a compelling, multifaceted argument that conceptualizing drug
addiction as a chronic disease (like schizophrenia or diabetes) is both
misleading and ...
What causes addiction? New insights into a ... Today we recognize addiction as a
chronic disease that changes both brain structure and function. Just as ...