08/28/2007 01:08 pm ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

What Makes An Addict?

I went from the Ivy League to IV drugs. And I've been obsessed with figuring out what addiction is ever since. Is it a disease? A moral weakness? A learning disorder? I explore this issue and what science can -- and cannot -- tell us about these questions in today's Washington Post.

I believe it is far more complicated than most advocates of particular perspectives admit.

More here. And as always, I'm interested in hearing what others think about this...