en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addiction

Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences. Despite the involvement of a ...

www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/addiction

Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in the use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323465.php

Oct 25, 2018 ... Addiction is a disease in which a person finds themselves unable to stop using a substance or engaging in a behavior. It can damage physical ...

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

Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. The initial decision ...

www.asam.org/resources/definition-of-addiction

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, ...

www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/addiction/what-is-addiction

Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. Learn more at psychiatry.org.

www.verywellmind.com/addiction-4157312

Feb 5, 2018 ... For a long time, addiction meant an uncontrollable habit of using alcohol or other drugs. More recently, the concept of addiction has expanded ...

www.addictionsandrecovery.org/what-is-addiction.htm

What is Addiction. definition of addiction, signs, test, causes, dependence, alcoholism, substance abuse, DSM criteria.

www.apa.org/topics/addiction

Addiction is the body's need for a drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms, and psychologists study aspects such as addictive behavior, dependence, tolerance and ...