The disease model of addiction describes an addiction as a disease with
biological, neurological, genetic, and environmental sources of origin. The
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 ...
Jun 2, 2015 ... Addiction is due 50 percent to genetic predisposition and 50 percent to ....
inhibitions, which makes it harder for you to make the right choices.
Dec 17, 2011 ... Perhaps worst of all, calling addiction a "disease" interferes with ... they can be
prevented by understanding what makes these events so ...
The disease of addiction has a target organ known as the mid brain. The cause is
regulatory dysfunction of a neurotransmitter called dopamine. The effect is a ...
As Dr. Volkow, Director of NIDA explains, “People say if you consider drug
addiction a disease, you are taking the responsibility away from the drug addict.
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and
... basis that makes early-life exposure to substances such an important factor.
Texas alcohol and drug addiction is considered a brain disease that arises from
damage to the brain. Enterhealth treats alcohol and drug addition in an holistic ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... There are three main definitional categories for addiction: a disease, ...... It makes
sense to compare these diseases most closely with addiction.
Real Diseases versus The Disease Concept or Theory of Drug Addiction ......
because our brain MAKES US DO IT and that causes us to die by inhaling smoke