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Understanding Addiction: Professionals Definition of “Addiction”

December 15, 2015
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It is often difficult for someone that is suffering from addiction, substance abuse or chemical dependency to understand or admit that they have a problem. It can be as difficult, if not more difficult, for the family and loved ones of that person to admit the problem. “Addict […]

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Substance Abuse & Mental Health

The Disease of Alcoholism: A bit of history

June 23, 2014
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Since 1952, alcoholism has been classified as a disease by the American Medical Association. Alcoholism and addiction are defined as a chronic, progressive, incurable illness. ASAM (the American Society of Addiction Medicine) defines addiction as the following:

“Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory […]

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