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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 ... So why would we call addiction a disease that requires medical treatment? .... Calling alcohol or drug addiction a disease is simply covering the ...

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.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/drug-abuse-addiction

Oct 15, 2016 ... WebMD explains how drug use can lead to addiction, and why drug addiction is considered a disease.

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, ...

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 ...