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By On September 27th, 2011

Addiction As a Brain Disorder

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) recently released a new definition of addiction that classifies it as a chronic brain disorder, not just a behavioral issue involving problems with substance abuse. Though many people tend to identify and treat substance abuse issues and behaviors as the actual problem, ASAM believes that those behaviors areā€¦

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