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Disease Model of Addiction

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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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What Is The Disease Model Of Addiction?

September 23, 2014
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There is much controversy surrounding the idea that drug addiction and alcoholism are diseases. While the medical community classified alcoholism as a disease, specifically a “treatable disease”, in 1956 in a vote by the American Medical Association, the debate over whether addiction and alcoholism are diseases or rather […]

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