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Addiction Brain

Web Addiction Similar To Alcoholism? Study Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Jocelyn Richard | Posted 01.12.2012 | Healthy Living

The brains of Internet addicts may undergo chemical changes similar to those of alcoholics and other drug addicts, according to a new study published ...

Are Addiction And Mental Illness Really Brain Diseases?

Stanton Peele | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

That there is something inherent in the person to be found there -- in mental illness and addiction -- is received wisdom, not empirical fact. The belief derives from the assumption that these phenomena are medical diseases.