Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 

Addiction is a family disease

April 24, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

Two articles came across my desk last week pertaining to addiction. The first makes the statement, "Addiction is a brain disorder, not just bad behavior." Specialists at American Society for Addiction Medicine affirm that whether it involves drugs, alcohol, or compulsive eating, treating addiction and preventing relapse is a long-term endeavor just as with other chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes.

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web