Addiction is a Disease of the Brain - Richland County Mental Health & Recovery Board

Addiction is a Disease of the Brain

April 1, 2010

Addiction is a complex brain disease. It is a chronic disease characterized by craving, seeking, and use that can persist even in the face of extremely negative consequences. Alcohol and other drug seeking behavior may become compulsive, in large part, as a result of the effects of prolonged use on brain functioning and on behavior ... 

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