Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Medical Group Calls Addiction Brain Disorder, Not Behavior Problem

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), the largest professional society of doctors dedicated to treating and preventing addiction, has released a new definition of addiction, calling it a chronic brain disorder, not just a behavior problem, USA Today reports. The medical group announced the new definition after a four-year process that involved more than 80 experts. Read Full Story...

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