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  • Addiction - Wikipedia

    Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences. Despite the involvement of a number ...

  • Addiction | Psychology Today

    Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeatedly ...

  • Addiction | Definition of Addiction by Merriam-Webster

    Peter Kroll, an anesthesiologist and one of CPS’ founders, said at the time that the tests were justified to monitor patients against risks of addiction or reduce ...

  • Addiction | Define Addiction at

    Addiction definition, the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an ...

  • DrugFacts: Understanding Drug Use and Addiction | National ...

    Points to Remember Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences.

  • Preface | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

    How Science Has Revolutionized the Understanding of Drug Addiction. For much of the past century, scientists studying drug abuse labored in the shadows of powerful ...

  • Addiction Journal

    Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction. Editor-in-Chief, Robert West

  • Find Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment

    Help a loved one or yourself by fighting addiction today. Search online for inpatient rehab and outpatient services by state at

  • What Is Addiction? - Home │

    Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. Learn more at

  • Understanding Addiction - Drug & Alcohol Addiction

    Addiction to drugs or alcohol affects millions of people nationwide. When a person succumbs to the grip of an addiction, it is extremely difficult to quit on their own.

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