Addiction as a Disease
Is addiction a disease? This question has been up for debate for many years. If so, how does addiction qualify as a disease? Many people think of addiction as purely behavioral but research has shown that there is a biochemical component. What do you think?
My Thoughts on the Disease Model of Addiction
In this video, I address the disease model of addiction and where you can get help for drug addiction.
Shallowhorn, K. (2012, April 26). Addiction as a Disease, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2020, February 20 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/debunkingaddiction/2012/04/addiction-as-a-disease
Author: Karl Shallowhorn, MS, CASAC
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