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The Negative Side Effects of Addiction

Addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiologic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. Addiction is characterized by behaviours that include:1 Impaired control over drug use Compulsive use Continued use despite harm Cravings As addiction is…

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Chronic disease and recovery

In a 2019 article, Medical News Today published that more than a third of people who are “recovering from addiction continue to experience chronic physical disease.” Extreme and extended use of alcohol and other substances has the potential to lead…

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Myths about addiction

For those who’ve never battled addiction, the idea of it is perplexing. Is addiction a real illness? Can’t you just stop? What’s wrong with you? Irvin, a 38-year-old writer recently diagnosed with sex and love addiction, says he completely understands…

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