Addiction Update

Health professionals consider addiction a brain disease, more specifically a disorder of the reward center. Personality and social circumstances greatly influence the experience of substance use and other addictive behavior. These factors contribute to the widely held...

Addiction: Redefined

Addiction is a chronic brain disorder and not simply a behavior problem involving alcohol, drugs, gambling or sex, experts contend in a new definition of addiction, one that is not solely related to problematic substance abuse. The American Society of Addiction...