Dr Stanton Peele on Addiction: What Is Addiction?


 

Dr Stanton Peele on Addiction: What is Addiction? – Dr. Stanton Peele provides a definition of addiction, and discusses the notion that addictive behaviors are diseases.

 

McDowell families displaced after apartment building crumbles

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Drug addiction center may soon locate in Mercer Co. Drug addiction center may soon locate in Mercer Co. Proposed drug treatment center. Bluefield, W.Va. (WVVA)-A long-term drug addiction center could soon be coming to Mercer County .Scott Adkins …
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FDA proposes banning sales of e-cigarettes to youths

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Health,Health Care,PennAve,Sean Lengell,FDA,Dick Durbin,Technology,Tobacco. Photo – The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes. The The Food and Drug Administration … "As long as e-cigarette companies continue to take pages …
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Letters From Readers: Evaluate all local 'War on Drugs' programs

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… establish a Commission to identify and evaluate all local “War on Drugs” programs. Commission members should be neutral and detached citizens, keeping in mind this American Society of Addiction Medicine's definition of addiction (April 19, 2011):.
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With heroin use on the rise, local advocates monitoring effect on AIDS epidemic

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… HIV infections in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The state Department of Health And Hospitals determined that injection drug use accounted for about 8 percent of the 640 new HIV cases diagnosed in Louisiana in 2012 and about 12 …
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