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Tuesday
Oct052010

Is addiction really a disease?

Yes it is a disease. It effects approximatley 5% of the population. Addiction has been perviously misunderstood as solely a personal weakness or a product of culture. The brainscan on the left is a person suffering from the “disease of addiction”.  The brainscan on the right is a from a normal person.

 

 

         Brainscan of person with                                               Brainscan of a Normal Brain                                    The Disease of Addiction